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Kenyan Gallery - A Random Escape

Animals roaming free in their habitat welcoming us as their guests.

The Wise Kenyan Monkey.

See no evil

Hear no evil

Speak no evil

My escape back to my home country instilled a firm belief that although I had left to ‘build house’ in another part of the world, my roots and nomadic ways stemmed from the rustic rawness of this epic land.  22 more words

Thought

Nairobi National Park, Kenya

I was recently in Nairobi with Pete and while there he took me to the Nairobi National Park.  What an incredibly beautiful park!  It is located just 5 miles from the city and is the only protected area in the world with wildlife in the city. 51 more words

Daily Blog

My Favorite Spots: Nairobi’s Elephant Orphanage run by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Nestled on the edge of Nairobi National Park is a nursery for orphaned elephant calves and baby rhino run by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.  Many orphaned by poachers in the merciless ivory trade, this place serves as a home where the babies are raised and cared for until they are ready to be re-released into the wild of Kenya’s Tsavo National Park. 577 more words

Travel

World’s largest ivory burn creates stunning image of harm caused by poaching

NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK, Kenya—Before a crowd of hundreds, white smoke and a crackling fire billowed from 12 funeral pyres, rising into the sky and blanketing Nairobi National Park. 949 more words

#IvoryBurn Should Kenya have gone the Silk Road Way?

#IvoryBurn Thoughts

 

History was made to day in Kenya when Ivory worth billions of shillings was burned. I have been really thinking about it given how the stakes were high in both sides of the divide i.e. 493 more words

#IvoryBurn

Burning Ivory to Conserve Africa's Elephants

By Florence Gichoya

For a third time, Kenya has made international headlines by burning a stockpile of ivory. On April 30th 105 tonnes of ivory were burnt at the Nairobi National Park. 977 more words

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