I got a chance to visit Lake Nakuru National Park last month….. I must say a lot has changed. My last visit must have been 4-5 years ago. Lake Nakuru is one of the many lakes on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The lake is surrounded by the Park which is home to a huge variety of mammals like the black and white … Continue reading The Vanishing Flamingoes- Lake Nakuru
There are many national parks in Kenya but this particular park stands out for me. The wildlife and scenery never disappoints. It has really nothing to do with the fact that its well known. Here are some of my best moments of my trip three weeks ago: Experiencing a lion kill……During my first game we found 3 lionesses with their cubs feasting on a zebra. … Continue reading Some of my favourite moments in Masai Mara
I have been to most of the parks in Kenya but none comes even remotely close to the Mara. This park never disappoints especially when it comes to the Big Cats (lions, cheetahs, leopards). Even without the animals roaming the vast plains, the landscape is simply amazing. I visited the park last weekend .Preparing for this trip was not easy. Here are some tips that … Continue reading My 1st night in Maasai Mara
I have a short safari trip coming up and honestly am still obsessing on what to pack. Considering it will be just for 2 nights/ 3 days… I might as well pack the whole house as I can’t make up my mind. 😦 If you are like me ,here is a little guide I use for such trips : Unless you are going on safari … Continue reading Going on Safari ?? What do you need to pack??
Sunday afternoons are something else…especially during the hot sunny months here in Nairobi. Many people have a lot of free time. The downside to that is becoming bored.I prefer to stay indoors than walk under the scorching sun and have an afternoon nap or watch movies. Luckily for you, there are many other interesting things you can do to enjoy your Sunday with your family and … Continue reading
Did you know that Hell’s Gate National Park inspired the scenery of the iconic 1994 film “The Lion King”??? The Pride Rock is a real life landmark located in the park. That is so cool !!! One more reason for me to visit the park again. I had quite a memorable experience on my last visit. We had arranged a day trip with … Continue reading The Pride Rock at Hell’s Gate National Park
A few years ago, I met a lady who was in Kenya on safari with her family. They had been planning for this trip for a longtime. They went on to have a wonderful safari . We met just before they left for the airport at the end of the trip. One of the highlights of the trip for the lady was visiting Amboseli … Continue reading The little vintage postcard