Towering Beauties

February 2016 Samburu’s Reticulated giraffes charm all A trio of giraffe browses on the thorn trees on a plain of sun-burnished grass in the dry season. The sand-bottom luggas run dry except for the Ewaso Nyiro flowing its way through the reserve, providing the only water for the animals. John Doherty of the Reticulated Giraffe […]

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Memories of an Arabian Princess

April 14, 2001 Saturday Magazine Nation Newspaper
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Elephants on the Runway

Dec 30, 2000 Saturday Magazine Nation Newspaper
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Searching for Stripes

February 2016 In Westgate Conservancy bordering Samburu National Reserve Driving through Samburu National Reserve to get to the community-owned Westgate Conservancy, the first animal to bolt across the road in the mid-afternoon heat – is a Grevy’s zebra. But we cannot at this point shoot it – that is shoot it with a camera and […]

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Celebrating Coffee in Kiambu

October 2016 I love coffee – the aroma, the taste and that verve that hits the spot. So when a day to celebrate coffee was announced l was already heady with excitement – and that a coffee farm in Kiambu had picked on this was perfect. In my mind’s eye, l had everything pictured with […]

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Wandering through Laikipia

January 2016 A decision is made at Nanyuki Sportsman’s Arms Hotel to spend the night ‘somewhere’ in Laikipia. This band of land that’s a plateau, stretches from the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kenya to the rim of the Great Rift Valley overlooking Lake Bogoria. It’s by no means a small place. Armed with wanderlust, we take […]

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The Charm of Chemelil

January 2016 On the foothills of the Nandi Hills in western Kenya, the plains of Chemelil support an industry that sweetens many a cuppa tea By Rupi Mangat In the first light of dawn, the rays of the rising sun touch the green leaves of the sugar cane  fields that line the stretch of the […]

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White Water Rafting

An adrenaline-filled weekend at Savage Wilderness, Kenya “Now when the crocodile snaps the other end of your oar, don’t let go of it,” counsels Mark Savage, holding us in rapt attention. “If you let go of the oar, the crocodile will get you. Instead inch your way closer to the crocodile along the oar before […]

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Sail to Mfangano Island

 

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Epic Encounter with the Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda

In Volcanoes National Park, 31 August 2016 In the first light of dawn, the volcanoes of the Virunga Mountains line the skyline of Musanze, Rwanda’s second largest town in the north. The mountains share borders with Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It’s simply breath taking. We’ve driven 100 kilometers out of Kigali, […]

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