Kenya’s Rift Valley Soda Lakes

Africa’s Great Rift Valley is one of the world’s most distinctive geo-morphological features, cutting through the continent from from Syria in the Middle East, right down to Mozambique in south-eastern Africa. A section of this massive fracture line in the earth’s surface, transects Kenya from north to south and is marked by a chain of […]

Endangered Animal Species in Kenya

Kenya has over 400 recorded mammal species, second only to the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa and tenth in the world. With such a huge number a few these mammal species are certain to be endemic. An endemic species is one whose habitat is unique to a defined geographical location, such as a country, […]

Book Your christmas Holidays Early

5 Reasons you should book for your December Holidays Now The early bird catches the worm so the saying goes. In essence success comes to those who prepare well in advance and put in the effort. It therefore goes without saying that early planning is key to bagging that big bargain and having a stress-free […]

MT SUSWA KENYA

MT SUSWA At the heart of the Kenyan Rift Valley sits Mount Suswa – a remarkable volcano, virtually untouched by the outside world. With a unique 12 km double crater system, this volcano is one of the most spectacular mountains of the Rift Valley. The exterior though unimpressive, belies the spectacular views you encounter up […]

Five interesting Facts about Nairobi

5 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT NAIROBI “Telling people that you like Nairobi is like voicing a guilty secret. Yes, Nairobi’s reputation precedes it. And yes, it’s a city where it pays to keep your wits about you. But there are many people who don’t just like Nairobi but who wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. For […]

Wildebeest Migration Masai Mara

The Great Wildebeest Migration It is rated as one of the world’s most spectacular natural events. Starring wildebeest as the principle players, featuring minor characters the predators and scavengers, staged in two different countries and a major obstacle – the Mara river. No where in the world is there a movement of animals as immense […]

Birding Kenya

AN INTRODUCTION TO BIRDING IN KENYA With over 1100 bird species recorded, Kenya is ranked second highest in Africa after the Democratic Republic of Congo and 11th in the world. Kenya also holds the world-record ‘bird watch’ – with 342 species seen in 24 hours! In many instances  the habitats change greatly within a short […]

STOP OVER AT MARSABIT NATIONAL PARK

MARSABIT NATIONAL PARK Marsabit National Park is a remote montane paradise located in Kenya’s desert northern frontier. The park skirts the massive extinct volcano known as Mount Marsabit. Its name loosely translated means ‘Place of Cold‘. Marsabit Mountain is a natural phenomenon, born out of volcanic fire and shaped by mist. The mountain’s great mass […]

Gede Ruins

It was day 7 of my 14 day Coast trip, something I like to do every year. I discover new places and sometimes people. This time we contacted a travel agent that was to come up with an itinerary to suit our adventure. This is something that I wouldn’t normally do, but Bountiful safaris really […]

Explore Kilifi

KILIFI Kilifi is a little known town around two hours drive north of the coastal city of Mombasa. Hidden and tucked into an estuary leading to the Kilifi creek, this lesser-visited corner of the Kenyan coast remains largely uncharted thus escaping the development that has affected beach-side towns like Mombasa and Diani. You can get […]