On our way to Lake Manyara we passed a charcoal maker. We stopped for some "Learning and Discovery."
The charcoal maker was suspicious of us at first, but lossened up after a while. Charcoal is contoversial - it is destroying the woodland. See http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8272603.stm
As always, children look after smaller children.
At last, some vegetation that looks tropical!
Flamingoes! We knew they had to be somewhere!
Heat haze impaired our ability to see clearly.
Flamingoes and storks and pelicans, Oh My!
We finally got closer to a smaller flock
Old guy resting his trunk
We saw very few monkeys. Unlike the in the Kruger National Park, they have not been fed by humans, and so stay away