On Safari Part 3 – Back to Kenya

Crossing back into Kenya we headed south passing through rolling hills and miles and miles of tea plantations. We stopped to camp on a working farm outside the town of Nakuru. Being at a much higher elevation then we had been before in Kenya, the air was cool and the landscape very green. The farm was owned by a British woman who was born and raised in Kenya. Aside from the many people she employed to run the dairy ...

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On Safari Part 2 – Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

After a night at camp along the shore of the Kenyan side of Lake Victoria, once thought to be the source of the Nile, we set out for the border of Uganda, excited by the idea that we would be sitting amongst the Mountain Gorilla in just a few days time. Perhaps most well known to westerners as the country once terrorized by the megalomaniac dictator Idi Amin, Uganda is still recovering from years of corruption, neglect, ...

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On Safari Part 1 – Kenya

After a surreal wedding and honeymoon week spent on the island of Lamu, off the coast of northern Kenya, it was time to move on. We said goodbye to all of our new friends and hopped a prop plane from the Manda airstrip and headed back to mainland Kenya to settled down for a couple of days in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city. We stayed just outside of the city center at the Wildebeest Camp, a ...

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