On High Water in Nakuru

Above: Grey crowned cranes in Lake Nakuru National Park. Copyright Rupi Mangat Published: The East African Nation media 19 to 25 October 2019 The salt ribbon around the lake has disappeared, swallowed by the rising water. It’s a phenomenon that researchers studying the lake since the first recorded data, attribute to a 50 year cycle that […]

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On the Isles of Lake Baringo

A red rock in the sky startles me. It’s unblinking and huge compared to the rest of the constellations littered in the Milk Way. It’s Mars, the Red Planet at its brightest since 2003 and close to reaching directly opposite the sun in the Earth’s sky, giving us the closest view of Mars in 15 […]

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Time travelling through Olorgesailie

The fascinating metropolis of ancient ancestors Above: Mt Olorgesailie decked in cloud and wild flowers – copyright Rupi Mangat 5 May 2018 Published: Saturday magazine Nation newspaper 5 May 2018 I’m alone walking between two ancient volcanoes on sands that have weathered the times and bleached white by the relentless sun with volcanic rubble strewn around. […]

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