Flying bush planes in Africa

2017-09-14T09:49:18-07:00October 18th, 2011|Africa, Kenya|

It's not very often that you have LIONS onthe runway.  Our pilot had to overfly toshoo a pride away before landing!!Jet fuel is ordered by the barrel and hand pumped.No fuel truck in sight.  That's [...]


2017-09-14T09:49:18-07:00October 18th, 2011|Africa, Kenya|

Yes, an arrow in the neck. This giraffe was the target of an unsuccessful hunt just outside the park boundaries. As barbaric as it seems, it is legal for local tribes to hunt wild animals, including the giraffe, to [...]

The GREAT migration in Kenya!!!

2017-09-14T09:49:18-07:00October 11th, 2011|Africa, Kenya|

After hours of false starts... the zebras led the way, followed by thousands ofwildebeast.  The river was swift, and they weredrifting toward us.  And toward the crocodile in the lower left part of the river.  Let'sjust say the [...]

Glamping in East Africa

2017-09-14T09:49:18-07:00October 10th, 2011|Africa, Kenya|

There are no hotels out in the bush, and camping is too dangerous.  Which leaves us with tented camps, deluxe tents built on raised platforms.  You are required to stay in your tent at night,with no phone service, [...]

Beauty and the Beast in Kenya

2017-09-14T09:49:18-07:00October 9th, 2011|Africa, Kenya|

Bizarre looking - this is a crocodile swimmingdown the river after snatching a wildebeast.Gerenuk, found in northern Kenya, is also called the giraffe necked gazelle.  Extremely delicate, they stand upright to lick dew off the leaves.The lowly warthog, [...]