Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater: Hippo Pool and then some… Originally uploaded by gubbex. Today we left the Serengeti National Park to go to the Ngorongoro Conservation and through the unique Ngorongoro Crater. On the way off the Serengeti plains we saw buffalos and a huge hippo pool, many gazelles, impalas, etc., etc. The Olduvai Gorge was on our route to Ngorongoro. It’s …

Day 5: Safari on the Serengeti Plains

Serengeti: Busy at the Bologonja Gate Originally uploaded by gubbex. We stayed the night after our long driva and safari in the Lobo Wildlife Lodge. The next morning we started out early to try to spot an early morning predator at work. It was an exciting experience even though we didn’t see any. Upon returning to the Lobo lodge we …

Day 4: Lake Manyara – Serengeti

Ngorongoro Conservation Area: Misty Mountain Originally uploaded by Jakob. When we looked out of the windows on early morning the 30th of September we could see nearly nothing. The entire hill above Lake Manyara National Park was covered in mist. The plan for the day was a drive from Lake Manyara to the Serengeti plains. It kept on being misty …

Day 3: Lake Manyara

Baboons in Lake Manyara National Park Originally uploaded by Jakob. On the third day of our two weeks here we went all the way from Moshi to Lake Manyara National Park. That’s probably around a 170km ride, but it still took more than two hours to get there in our Landrover Defender. Once in the park we had great views …

Moshi – by the foot of Kilimanjaro

So we’ve now pretty much enjoyed our first day here. I’m writing now, since we’re probably not going to be in touch with any kind of connection  whatsoever over the next couple of days. We arrived yesterday at Kilimanjaro International airport and went straight to the hotel on the outskirts of Moshi. Yesterday evening when we arrived, Moshi looked pretty …

We’re going !

So… Tanzania is currently 25 hours away – or at least the airplane going to Tanzania is. While there I do not expect that we’re spending large amounts of time in Internet cafés, so in order for you to see when this space gets updated, do subscribe by going to subscription management – see below: Anyway, this should be yet …

Thusgaard.com Domain Name Birthday

Today Thusgaard.com is celebrating it’s 7 years birthday. Originally registered in 1999, having had 3 different designs throughout those years, it’s been hosted in Denmark and Luxembourg by a handful of different companies, and is currently administrated out of Netherlands. Furthermore it has transformed and followed web culture forward (as much as a family site can find resources to do), …

Qtek 8310 Voted Best Smartphone of 2005

The users from Pocketinfo.nl have voted Qtek 8310/i-Mate SP5 best smartphone of 2005. Check out the article here. With about twice as many votes as the smartphone in 2nd place, the Qtek 8310 probably wins due to features like Wi-Fi, EDGE, QVGA and Windows Mobile 5.0. 8310, i-mate, orange, t-mobile, mobile, wm5, wlan, telephony, microsoft, windows mobile, spv, htc, tornado, …

Skype for Smartphone

As mentioned in my brief review of the Qtek 8310 in November the phone comes with Wifi. In the mean time I have had the time to test it out and some of the things that I particularly like about this phone is the ability to check e-mail and websites, which works really well. Last time I mentioned that I …