Pole to Pole
Day 100: Seronera to Lake Manyara
Basil thinks this is very funny, but we have been on the road for three months . . .
It is a clear, fresh, glistening morning and I cannot quite believe that I am alive and in the Serengeti and only hours away from the Ngorongoro Crater, the second largest in the world. And me a schoolboy from Sheffield.
Just then I hear, from the passageway, the unmistakable sound of other ex-schoolboys from Sheffield.
'Hurry along, Clifford!' . . . An early morning chorus of Yorkshire accents recedes towards the restaurant. Later I see them being squeezed into a fleet of white mini-vans and driven off to the lions.
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