Black-maned Kalahari lions
From our cosy beds, we listened to the roars all night. They seemed to be getting closer as dawn broke.
Visiting a Maasai market at Longido, Tanzania
"Yeyo takwena" I said to the first Maasai lady I met at the market. She fell about laughing! This was my best effort at a newly-acquired greeting in Maa, so it seemed I needed quite a bit more practice.