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Out of Africa, Again - Nairobi to Masai Mara

1 April 2016 – Tom, my guide and driver for my first ever safari, is of the Luo tribe and has four children. Prior to this trip, I only knew about the Masai and Kikuyu. 710 more words

Kenya

So Easy To Be Green After The Rains In Kenya's Great Rift

It is hard for many of us to imagine living in lands that have rain only in given seasons with little or none in between. In Kenya, in theory at least, the long rains come during March and April, and the short rains between October and December. 518 more words

Tish Farrell Writer

I remember...The Great Rift Valley...

I only started this blog a few years ago. Before that, I used to keep a journal but, due to some events that took place a few years back, no longer have those. 291 more words

Is Jubilee Party Campaign Team For Rift Valley a Hit or Miss?

Since independence, Bonde La Ufa is the largest province with the highest population in Kenya. It is occupied largely by Kalenjin people and history has it that the people of the Valley contribute significantly not only to the country’s food security and the GDP, but also to the winning presidential support whose vote has never failed to take its favourite candidate to the State House. 701 more words

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Ngong Hills... Seven Hills in Maasailand

Ngong Hills was always a popular destination for school trips. Of course I always looked for excuses not to go. Reasons are obvious. So when we included it in our Trek List for Summit Seekers, I was excited and curious to take it on. 661 more words

2016 - This Year Is Mine!

5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Tanzania as new tectonic plates are forming

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale has hit northern Tanzania this afternoon, 15:27 local time (12:27 GMT). Damage is extensive and the death toll is likely to rise as the impact of the earthquake is made more severe by its shallow focus (10km) and the fact that the epicentre is in a populated region with poorly constructed buildings: … 83 more words

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