Category Archives: General

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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Fun Facts: Ostriches

Did you know that? Ostrich have bigger eyes than any other living vertebrate on land. With their acute eyesight and hearing they can sense predators like lions from far away.  When being pursued by a predator, ostriches have been known to … Continue reading

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Ostrich Chicks Get Second Chance

In September, Lkaana Letipo saw eagles and vultures soaring in the sky while he was out with his goats. Curious he went to see what was there. He found ostrich chicks by the carcass of the female. On closer inspection, … Continue reading

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Mohammed Hersi Appointed CEO Of Heritage Hotels, Kenya

Heritage Hotels is excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Mohammed Hersi as the new Chief Executive Officer.   Hersi joins the group with over 20 years experience as a seasoned hotelier in Kenya’s hospitality industry. His previous role was at … Continue reading

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The Mara Comes Alive

Weather update: Clear mornings – 17ºC with cold breeze Afternoons – 27ºC Evenings – clouds build-up in course of the day with showers of rain on the peripheries of the reserve.     Driving And Terrain:     Tough for two-wheel … Continue reading

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Say it in Swahili

JAMBO – the best greeting in the world. KiSwahili is Kenya’s national language. It originated on the East African coast, as a trade language used by Arabs and coastal tribes. It’s Arabic for ‘coast’ Sahel and a mix of classical … Continue reading

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Great Safari Weather In The Mara

The weather is great – cool with showers in the evening. Morning temperatures are around 17ºC and afternoons  27ºC. THE GREAT MIGRATION OF WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS     The wildebeest and zebra have crossed Mara River from the west to east. They … Continue reading

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Migration In Paradise

The weather’s cool with clear mornings and sunny afternoons.  The clouds build up late in the day with rain falling on the peripheries of the reserve.   Day time temperatures: 16ºc to 27ºc.   THE GREAT MIGRATION     The … Continue reading

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Head Of The Serengeti Herds At Paradise Crossing

The weather is super with cool, clear mornings, becoming warmer in the afternoons with temperatures hitting 27ºC. The sunsets are stunning – molten golden in the horizon.        THE GREAT MIGRATION OF WILDEBEEST AND ZEBRAS The migration is moving … Continue reading

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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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