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Wildebeest Migration Sightings Update

Weather   It gets cloudy with showers of rain after sunset. During the day there is some drizzle. We have clear views of the sunset and sunrise. The grass is green and short in many areas.   Temperature   17c … Continue reading

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2014 Wildebeest Migration is here!

Weather   It’s drizzling in the Mara. The grass on some plains is green and short and in other parts it’s tall with the red-oat grass.   The sunsets and sunrise are great. After sunset, it’s cloudy with showers of … Continue reading

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Lion Kids Camp at Samburu – Concern for Mother Nature

Samburu children in northern Kenya know a lot about wildlife because they live in a wild country amongst wild animals while herding livestock like goats, sheep and cows. They have to learn as much as possible about the reptiles, birds … Continue reading

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Kooijman Family Experience, Samburu

Melissa Kooijman is a travel agent from Safari Studio in Canada who visits Africa almost every year. She stayed at Samburu Intrepids Camp with her mum and sons, and spent time at Kiltamany primary school where they donated note books, … Continue reading

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Kiltamany Girls Boarding School Gets A Helping Hand

Five years ago, Heritage Hotels embarked on a school project at Kiltamany Girls School. It was to furnish the school dormitory for the local Samburu girls. The dormitory was opened on 25th January by the Honorable Moses Lenolkulal, the governor of … Continue reading

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Beneath The Acacia Trees Of Samburu

By Kathleen Peddicord   “Kait, please stand there, beneath that acacia tree,” Tilas instructed.   “Jackson, you must stand over there, beneath that acacia tree,” he continued.   “Kathleen, go there and stand beneath the shade of that little tree…and, … Continue reading

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Wildlife Thrives In Naivasha

All five zebras at the Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort are in good shape. They love the golf course and they have to be constantly shooed away for they love to wallow in the bunkers and destroy the … Continue reading

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Why Mzee Pavo Lost His Feathers

Mzee Pavo (the peacock) lost his feathers a month ago due to moulting.     Birds moult periodically, shedding old feathers for new. Feathers are dead structures which gradually need to be replaced. Adult birds can moult up to three … Continue reading

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Great Rift Valley Lodge Hosts Nation Media Group’s Governors Summit

Hosted by the Nation Media Group, the summit has brought together governors from Kenya’s 47 counties to learn how devolution can work successfully. They also took time to learn about the opportunities offered by the system of government from high-level … Continue reading

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Great Rift Valley Lodge Hosts 15th East Africa Challenge Golf Championship

Hosts Kenya ended the day one of this year’s Keroche Breweries sponsored East Africa Challenge Cup golf Championship in third place with five points after losing three matches at the scenic Great Rift Valley Golf Resort course on Wednesday (30th … Continue reading

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