Day 5 – Lake Manyara and the Marera Valley Lodge DownloadTangawizi is ready to hit the road. DownloadKamerkop nest. They rebuild every year. It is very large. DownloadGray-headed Kingfisher. DownloadThe same gray-headed kingfisher. DownloadID yet to be confirmed - Common Greenshank or Wood Sandpiper. DownloadTwo African Gray Hornbills on top of an Acacia tree. DownloadFork-tailed Drongo DownloadWhite-backed Vulture DownloadTypical scene at Lake Manyara DownloadDarn water birds. Marsh Sandpiper or Wood Sandpiper, maybe DownloadDarn water birds. Marsh Sandpiper or Wood Sandpiper, maybe DownloadSilvery-cheeked Hornbill DownloadCommon Greenshank DownloadHippopotamus - the first of many DownloadOlive Baboon. They are usually in large troops. DownloadLion in a tree. This park is famous for these lions. Apparently the flies are less bothersome in a tree. DownloadLion in a tree DownloadMore lions in a tree. The male didn't seem to appreciate our visit and we promptly left. DownloadThey do move, on occasion. DownloadAfrican elephant family. DownloadHippo on the land. They spend most of the day in water and come out at night to feed. DownloadManyara Monkey, a subspecies of the Blue Monkey DownloadManyara Monkey, a subspecies of the Blue Monkey DownloadCan you see the leopard? There will be better shots later. I don't know how the guides see this in the distance. DownloadMarera Valley Lodge, one night only. Beautiful grounds and we had time to enjoy the pool. DownloadMarera Valley Lodge DownloadTangawizi enjoying the accommodations. DownloadLovely shower - it is the little things... DownloadThe view from our porch. DownloadDinner was quite fancy. Kathy really likes beets. Me, not so much.