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 […]

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 […]

TSAVO NATIONAL PARK, A GEM OF A PLACE

Finally I got the chance to see the Maneaters of Tsavo, famous for having a taste for human cuisine, in not so many words. I had a few questions I had to get answers to. Did they actually exist or were the man eaters of Tsavo a myth? How are they physically? Are they bigger […]