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Destination: Tsavo West

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Tree Planting at Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

Tree Planting at Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

It was difficult on our final morning at Salt Lick to drag ourselves away from the non-stop animal entertainment we’d been enjoying the last couple of days from the window of our room and the verandas of the game lodge. But Oliver, our guide, was...
A Cultural Visit to Msorongo Village, Kenya

A Cultural Visit to Msorongo Village, Kenya

“This is the graveyard of a young woman, eight months pregnant, who was killed by an elephant,” 55-year old Jane Mwamburi of Msorongo Village, Kenya, tells us through our guide and interpreter, Oliver. There are actually two graveyards, because the Taita people do not believe...
Sundowners at Salt Lick

Sundowners at Salt Lick

Sparkling wine served by a smiling waiter at a silent hilltop location in the middle of nowhere. Three lively musicians making hypnotic music – just for us. A spread of tasty snacks of samosas and other spicy treats. Cool, crisp mountain air. A slight breeze....
African Safari Tips

African Safari Tips

I had read so much advice on safaris before coming to the Masai Mara – when to go, what to wear, what to take, what to do, etc. However, some of it was conflicting. Nearly everything I read said to wear camouflage safari clothes to...