Monthly Archives: July 2014

First World War Centenary

In August 2014 the world will commemorate 100 years since the start of the First World War(WWI).   Taita-Taveta County will be the focus of this commemoration as they host some of the major protagonists of WWI.Taita-Taveta was the main … Continue reading

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THE FRAU AND THE BAOBAB (THE SNIPER TREE)

An enduring myth of the Taveta folk is about a German woman whose husband was killed by the British during World War 1. Seeking revenge, the embittered widow hid in a hollow baobab tree and shot many an unsuspecting British … Continue reading

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ANIMAL SIGHTINGS – Mara Intrepids & Mara Explorer

Weather   Cold, cloudy mornings clearing up by mid-day. You need to dress warm for the early morning game drives.   Temperature   17c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   Annual Migration of the Wildebeest and … Continue reading

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Adventures for the Young at Heritage Hotels

Nothing compares to life in the wild. When we talk about the wild in Africa, it’s about our wild spaces and wildlife. Drawing on that, the Heritage group has activities so adventurous and exciting that will keep your children busy … Continue reading

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The Wildebeest Migration Endures: Maasai Mara Wildlife Update

Weather   It is warm during the day with a clear sky and a great time to enjoy the beautiful golden sunrise and sunset. It can be a bit dusty during the game drives.   Temperature   17c morning   … Continue reading

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