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Tanzania - Northern Highland Forest Reserve

Hiking in the catchment forest of the Northern Highland Forest Reserve, situated at the southern edge of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, offers the unique possibility of exploring the area on foot rather than in a safari vehicle. 332 more words

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Out of Africa: A Drive through Ethiopia's Rift Valley

There is nothing like driving through rural Africa. It was something I dreamed about ever since watching the 1980s film “Out of Africa” with Meryl Streep and Robert Redford. 894 more words


First experience with goat herders

We came across these two boys herding goats on our way back to Nairobi from Lake Naivasha. We wanted to take a picture with the boys but the older one was too shy for that and sent the younger one over to us to have his picture taken.

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What does the spiritual animal totem elephant mean in three words

In the last 24 hours, I have been on a safari with my soul.

Moments captured only by me and no one else penetrated my understanding of what it means to connect on a level so enriched by spirit that squealing to you about my journey is a must. 1,087 more words


I Dreamed of Africa (Kenya)

Around 1942, while Kenneth Carr was showing his African slides to Americans, helping Great Britain’s war effort as requested, Kuki Galman was toddling around her native Italy without a father. 1,326 more words

Tanzania - Lake Eyasi

In the dry season Lake Eyasi, a seasonal mildly alkaline salt lake on the floor of the Great Rift Valley at the base of the Serengeti Plateau, dries up almost entirely when the main tributary river, the Sibiti River, reduces to a mere lazy rivulet of water. 652 more words

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The Great Rift Valley: (mostly) untouched wilderness

I got up at 5.15am on my first Saturday in Kenya. I was going to the Masai Mara for the weekend. My driver picked me up at 6.15am (or 6.35am according to Kenyan standards of punctuality) and we were off, navigating the pot-holes ridden roads of Nairobi. 1,114 more words

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