The weirdest Snake Park ever: The Genesis Snake Park at Mikumi

On the way south through Tanzania, we found a small snake park in Mikumi. A friendly Tanzanian man with a smart buttoned shirt and the smallest neck tie I had ever seen greeted us and took us for a personal tour.

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How to survive a safari when you lose the map

There it was, the gate to Mikumi National Park – a real African safari! We weren’t sure if we wanted to go on a safari for two reasons; firstly because we’d already seen so many wild animals from the road, and secondly, because at $70 per person, it was by far the most expensive thing we’d done in Africa so far.

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