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Night Skies Over the Great Rift

From Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort – three planets in splendid view – Saturn, Mars and Jupiter. Mars and Saturn sandwich the head of the constellation, Scorpius.        

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Migration Update

The 2016 annual migration of the wildebeest has begun a lot earlier than normal. The first herds were seen at Sand River early June coming in from the Serengeti in Tanzania and moving north into the Maasai Mara.   Following … Continue reading

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The Great Migration

Temperatures 13ºc morning 26ºc at midday 15ºc after sunset WILDLIFE The last two weeks the impala have been breeding close to our football pitch and around the landing strip. Occasionally a big bull elephant comes around Mara Intrepids and Mara … Continue reading

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Trees/Shrub Article

Common Name: Carissa Swahili Name: Mtanda-mboo Usage and treatment • Part used: Bark, roots, leaves, twigs and fruit  Decoctions of the roots are used to treat malaria, headaches and fever in children  The ripe fruits are used to … Continue reading

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Going Wild At Great Rift Valley Lodge!

There’s new game at the Great Rift Valley Lodge. With assistance from the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) who is the custodian of Kenya’s wildlife, we have introduced six Burchell’s zebras (four females and two males) and 18 impalas (15 females … Continue reading

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