Swan Lake: A Fascinating Performance at Lake Oloiden

Above: Great white pelicans herding fish for breakfast. Copyright Rupi Mangat Replace the swan with pelicans because in Africa we have pelicans and not swans. We’re sailing on Lake Oloiden that’s changes dramatically every so often that it keeps everyone guessing – what next? Salty or fresh?   We’ve woken up to a spectacular performance […]

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Uhuru in June

Published: Saturday Nation newspaper magazine 28 June 2018 It was the coldest of days in Nairobi. A June Sunday with a sky pasted in white cloud dropping a fine drizzle on the earthlings. But being the third Sunday of the month it could not be wasted because that’s the day when we, the Nature Kenya […]

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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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