28 May 2019

Stan, Jared and Kristina share more from their epic

African expedition to prove the Garden of Eden is real

76) Getting ready for the trek to the top for Kumunana
77) Expedition photo as we depart up the Ngorongoro Plateau
78) "Indy Deyo" close to the top near Kumunana
73) Cool fruit juices after a hot day in the Serengeti
74) A look to the sout of the Garden of Eden from our lodge steps
75) The paths we followed by jeep and on foot...
70) Looking over The Garden of Eden from the Sopa Lodge restaurant at breakfast
71) Kristina waits for guys to decide which way next on the floor of the Garden of Eden.
72) Lounge and wifi room at the Sopa Lodge
67) Close-up sample jewelry box from Black Sea Jewelers
68) You can order: Red dirt from the Garden of Eden and a USB drive with Stan's lecture on discovering the Garden of Eden
69) Sample jewelry box from Black Sea Jewelers
64) A beautiful bird welcomes us to a hippo pond in the Ngorongoro Crater (The Garden of Eden)
65) Rangers and Stan look for graves of the Dtoga Kings
66) The crew of the First Garden of Eden Expedition 2018 on the floor of the Garden early in the morning
61) These burro trails are well worn on the way to Kumunana
62) Welcome to the Garden by hungry elephant
63) "Three Trees" site where the Datoga chiefs are buried
58) Adventures are hard work!
59) Kumunana even has its own X
60) Burro break on the way to Kumunana
55) This is a lot like work!
56) Kumunana
57) Kumunana
52) The grand adventure to Kumunana begins
53) That's where we need to go...
54) Kristina and Stan at edge of Kumunana
49) Engitati Hill where the fall of man happened. Fig tress growing out of the side - like a friar's haircut.
50) Welcome to the Garden of Eden
51) Fig trees on Engitati Hill's rim like a friar's haircut
46) Zebras at morning coffee getting the news
47) The probable site of the Tree of Life. We stood where Adam and Eve once took the forbidden fruit.
48) Springtime in the Garden with African daisies
43) Large map of the entire Garden of Eden plateau
44) Ol Doinyo (the Mountain of God) in the background
45) Entrance to the Garden Crater lined with Acacia trees.
40) The mysterious square at Kumunana
41) Closer to the mysterious square at Kumunana
42) The path we trekked to get to the Kumunana
37) Sopa Safari Lodge choir with Ngorongoro behind
38) Mornings can be foggy in the Crater
39) Panorama of Crater floor
34) Jared Groetsch and Elirehema Urio at the Ngrorongoro crater rim
35) Jared and Kristina - first documentary film
36) Kristina investigating at Engitati Hill a few feet from where the two trees of Biblical record once grew.
31) No. But thank you. I have enough wives already.
32) Thank you for the lend of your walking stick.
33) Kristina with new skirt from the wives of a Datoga chief
28) Our friends the rangers and the guide.
29) Stan and Paulo at the NCAA
30) The Adamson connection on KLM flight
25) Young cheetah mother.
26) Old man of the Ngorongoro
27) One of many many giraffes in the Serengetti
22) Rare black rhinoceros in the Ngorongoro Crater
23) Elephants early in the morning at the Garden of Eden
24) The first elephant to greet us at the Ngorongoro rim.
19) Snooze time for the lion king
20) Snooze time for the lioness
21) Wilderbeest... looking for a mate...