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Lake Nakuru National Park: Africa's Own Paradise

Lake Nakuru National Park: Africa’s Own Paradise

Lake Nakuru is an alluring natural water body, which lies to the south of Nakuru town, located in the rift valley of Kenya, and encompassed by the majestic Lake Nakuru National Park. This shallow alkaline lake is home, and an attraction to a host of wildlife, such as: Baboons, Warthogs, Zebras and several species of birds; including lesser and greater flamingos, which have been known to turn the lake, pink; when gathered in vast numbers.

Why Maasai Mara is the Best Game Reserve In Africa

Why Maasai Mara is the Best Game Reserve In Africa

Are you eyeing for a legitimate African safari experience? How about a picture-perfect vacation? Africa boasts a widespread caboodle of game reserves and wildlife zones that people flock to every year. With its vast selection of breathtaking game parks, it’s no secret that Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve remains to be the quintessential safari destination. Imagine a wide open grassland and a perennial river teeming with an incredible variety of animals — lions, giraffes, elephants, crocodiles, vultures, dik-diks and a thousand more. It’s a spectacle of nature! And that’s just one of the many wonderful things this park offers so it’s really not much of a surprise why Maasai Mara is the best game reserve in Africa. In fact, it has recently been ranked number one during the World Travel Awards (WTA). Why?

5 Reasons to go on a safari in Kenya

5 Reasons to go on a safari in Kenya

If safari, that evocative Swahili word that means ‘going on a journey,‘ resonates with you then you cannot do better than look at Kenya as one of the very best safari destinations in Africa.  The safari industry in Kenya is very mature and has been in existence since safari expeditions became popular.

Top 7 Safari Travel Essentials to bring on your Kenya Safari

Top 7 Safari Travel Essentials to bring on your Kenya Safari

Top 7 Safari Travel Essentials to bring on your Kenya Safari

Out in the wilderness, and one with nature- an authentic safari is indeed an exotic and rewarding experience. Part of this immersion is getting a taste of African life and this could be a bit challenging especially if you’ve been used to the comfort of the western world. There are several safari options in Kenya, which will, of course, allow you to enjoy the comfort of luxury camping. However, it might not have the products you thought were basic and can therefore be bought anywhere in the world. You may also find it quite challenging to find the brands that you’re used to.

Best time to go on a Safari in Kenya

Best time to go on a Safari in Kenya

Safari in Kenya is a once in a lifetime experience for all kinds of travelers. The opportunity to see animals in their natural habitat is an exotic encounter especially for people living outside of Africa where often, the closest comparison would be seeing these wildlife from National Geographic or some small-scaled zoos in some touristy places.

The Marsh Pride: End of an Era

The Marsh Pride: End of an Era

Jonathan Scott: The poisoning of members of the Marsh Pride, the world’s best known lions, highlights the need for a lasting solution to human–wildlife conflict in Africa

Lioness Bibi in her prime, with three cubs (pictured above), in the Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Bibi was a member of the Marsh Pride that featured in the BBC TV series “Big Cat Diary” from 1996 to 2008. Bibi died on 6 December 2015 after being poisoned along with other members of the pride. Photograph: courtesy of © Andrea Scott. All rights reserved.

Kenyan villagers out run 2 cheetahs and capture them alive

Kenyan villagers out run 2 cheetahs and capture them alive

Villagers in north-eastern Kenya out-ran and captured two cheetahs they accused of killing their goats. The villagers — near the town of Wajir — waited until the hottest part of the day to chase the cheetahs, which after some six kilometres became too tired to run any more.

The man who led the hunt said he decided to take action after 15 of his goats were killed and eaten by the cheetahs. Th villagers tied the cheetahs, which were caught alive, and took them to police demanding for compensation.

Crocodiles lie in wait for gullible gazelles

Crocodiles lie in wait for gullible gazelles

The Thompson’s gazelles stood no chance as they tip-toed into the water of the Mara River after much anxious deliberation. As their bodies sunk deeper into the water, three 20-foot Nile crocodiles started making a beeline for the gullible gazelles.

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