Kenya Safari – an ocean of land and wildlife!

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Sometimes you wish your eyes were camera lenses – in Africa you make that wish several times.

I land at the Nanyuki airstrip within an hour of taking off from Nairobi. With 42 tribes, 2 national languages (English and Swahili) and several regional languages, Kenya already has me fascinated. I am looking forward to discovering Kenya. We are greeted by our guide, Peter at Nanyuki.

“Jambo! Habari Gani?”

And off we are on a safari through the Ol Pejeta conservancy in Laikipia.


The Ol Pejeta conservancy is on the Equator and on the foot of Mt Kenya. On our way we stop at a signpost indicating that we are on the 0° latitude. A young lad demonstrates to me the clockwise and anti-clockwise movement of water through a drain, north and south of the equator respectively. I am aware of this phenomenon, but I am surprised that it can…

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