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Morning Encounters, Voyager Ziwani, Tsavo

  I started the usual morning nature walk with our guests Jennifer and John and headed towards the plains. As we were crossing the airstrip, I heard elephants trumpeting. I thought the elephants were crossing the river into Tsavo West … Continue reading

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The Mara Welcomes the Migration

It’s late June and the weather’s super. Early mornings are cool and become hotter followed with clouds building up late afternoon. There’s rain on the edges of the reserve.   The Talek and Olare Orok rivers are high, but still … Continue reading

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The Migration Is Here!

The weather’s great with clear mornings, cool afternoons and clear sunsets. Temperatures vary between 16ºC and 27ºC.      THE GREAT MIGRATION OF THE WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS     The annual migration of the wildebeest and zebra has begun – both for … Continue reading

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MEAK Missions, Maasai Mara & Mombasa (CSR)

  Started by philanthropist Mike and Dee Belliere, a couple from Surrey, UK, MEAK is run along the simplest protocol of providing health care to the neediest in the society – ranging from open heart surgery to eye care. To … Continue reading

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Diving at the Voyager Beach, Mombasa

Buccaneer Diving is Kenya’s only PADI 5 Star IDC Centre and with a dive center at Voyager Beach open daily. It is recognized for its quality of training programs offered from complete beginner through to Instructor and beyond.  Owner Bruce … Continue reading

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Samburu Intrepids Camp’s Eco-Garden

COMMITTED TO FOOD SAFETY QUALITY AND ECO TOURISM AWARENESS INTRODUCTION Supporting Kenya’s Millennium Development Goals regarding environmental sustainability, Samburu Intrepids Camp started an eco-garden 11years ago to cut back on carbon miles while at the same time ensuring healthier organic … Continue reading

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Out And About In Ziwani, Tsavo West

MASAI GIRAFFE Driving to Serengeti plains (not to be confused with Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania), our guests had one wish – to see the Masai giraffe. They had never seen them in the wild. Luckily near Lake Jipe … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Migration Season!

The sheen of the rising sun spreads over the long grasses of the great savannah plains. In a few weeks the great migration of the wildebeest and the zebra will begin and by the time the herbivores leave the Maasai … Continue reading

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Wildlife Thrives in Ziwani, Tsavo West

BIRD WALK AROUND SANTE RIVER Seen during the recent bird walks around Santé River are Knob-billed Ducks (Sarkidiornis m. Melanotos) back from Lake Jipe, Spur-winged Geese (plectropterus g. gambensis) and Egyptian Geese (Alopochen aegyptiacus).     CROCODILE PREDATOR The Nile … Continue reading

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Corporate Social Responsibility – Paediatric Heart Mission in Mombasa (2011)

While the eye mission was underway in the Mara, MEAK and volunteer doctors from Guy and St. Thomas Hospital in London were conducting paediatric open heart surgeries at the Mombasa Hospital. This was the first time that open heart surgery … Continue reading

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