Serengeti

By Marc & Vivienne
Blog Series - Africa Trip 2016
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We drove through the gate into the Serengeti  Park  area and enjoyed the stunning  scenery of the grasslands while the sun was setting.

Thankfully, the temporary cable solution held up on the really badly corrugated road to the camp site.  We woke up to the sounds of the bush and some buck and buffalo nearby.

As we started driving we realised that we had a problem as Marc’s temporary solution would most likely not survive the extremely bumpy roads till we exited the park.  We were 15 minutes into the drive and Marc was just saying that he wished he could drive up a ramp and see what was really going on under the car, when we came across a road leading to some activity. We drove in and found ourselves in a workshop in the middle of the Serengeti!!

Marc drove straight up the ramp, the mechanics checked it out and offered to weld the bracket back within half an hour. We left with it stronger than before, very happy to pay the $40. How awesome is our Father!!

We would not have stayed at the particular campsite that we did (and then not have driven past the workshop) if Marc had not run into a guide (named Enoch), the day before at lunch time, who recommended it to us.  How reassuring to journey through this life with our heavenly Father, who knows all things and can organise these details … very humbling indeed!

We spent the day in the Serengeti and enjoyed the vast expanses and seeing a number of herds of buffalo and one of at least a 1500 wildebeest during their migration.

2 thoughts on “Serengeti

  • Matt and Reneé Comins 5, July, 2016 at 5:08 am

    Fantastic photo’s you guys. Following your travels with serious envy. Well done Marc on the plan made with the fuel tank!

  • Rani 14, July, 2016 at 6:46 pm

    Hi Myburgs so lovely to c all the stunning places you have been to. Enjoyed your beautiful pics. Africa is beautiful. Please let us know where you guys are now.

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