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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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. 1,113 more words
So last weekend I got to go on my first weekend excursion with the wonderful bunch of people here in IU House comprised of 7 Purdue 6th year pharmers, 2 IU 1st year med students, a Duke cardiology MD, a Dow Agro staff, and the 2 of us ND MBA’s. 973 more words
Leaving London prepared
In February 1980 I took a plane from London – Gatwick to Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. I was about to spend one week at a tented camp in the Masai Mara – safari memories never to be forgotten.