here it is folks - the quitessential Serengeti
cheetah. This fellow was amazing. On our last
morning, there he was right beside the road out of
the park, sitting for everyone to stop and gawk at.
Up on that termite mound, you could have sworn he
was just having a good sit watching the world go by
(and the topi far inthe distance!). What a magical
time we spent watching him. Despite us, a tour
truck, and a supply truck all stopping to have a
look, this cheetah was still there when we left
half an hour later. What a great last memory of our
The other great excitement was our BIG FIVE DAY. On our last full day in the Serengeti we managed to see the Big Five: Cape buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant and rhino! Spectacular - especially in the rain.