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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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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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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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Night Out With The Genet Cat In Tsavo

There’s something special about a night game drive. We started out at  7.15 pm. I had my massive light and beamed it from right to left and back again through the dark night. The guests were standing in the safari cruiser, smiling … Continue reading

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