A year’s Memorable moments (Kenya)

Reaching Nairobi was for us a huge feat!  We saw it as the last frontier before leaving the Africa that we know (we thought) and going into the unknown. We enjoyed Kenya.

Experiencing the notorious Nairobi traffic

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The disappointment when we reached Jungle Junction. Expected too much methinks.

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Japanese idea of camping at JJ’s Nairobi

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Experiencing a gathering of Wildebeest at the Mara river in the Masai Mara

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Meeting Chris & Julie who started their trip in the UK. We and them followed each others blogs and we were delighted when they drove in through JJ’s gate in Nairobi. We went together to the Masai Mara.

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Masaai at Aruba Mara.

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The joy of Vin visiting us in Nairobi.  I only then realised how much I miss the children.

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Eretha’s surprise gift sent with Vinay.

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The cat that stayed with us at Wildebeest Lodge, Nairobi

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The very cute and good mannered monkey who visited us every day at Wildebeest Lodge, Nairobi

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Arno buying in pouring rain in  Nairobi  yellow cans for extra petrol for our Lake Turkana leg of our tour.

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Arno & Fanie recovering Fanie’s beer after the Olive Baboons stole the six pack beer. This confirms that men will climb mountains for a beer or two.

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The excitement of seeing our first camels. On the road to Maralal, Kenya

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Crossing the Equator the first time

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Friendly Samburu woman on the road to Maralal, Kenya

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Friendly Masaai Iron monger who gave us a demonstration of making spears in his workshop in the traditional centuries old way.

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The beautiful Samburu girl at Samburu Communal camp at South Horr, Kenya. We bought papayas from her and her brother

IMG_8244_thumb1_thumb   The strange beehive houses of the Turkana tribe and The Jade sea, Lake Turkana. The little boy ran away when he saw the Hilux.

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Three fishermen towing their boat on the shore of the windy Lake Turkana

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Unbelievable that someone can live in this on the windy shores of Lake Turkana

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Camel roadblock between the lava rocks just north of Loyangalani, Kenya

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Typical Masaai Stance at a small village in the Chalbi Desert

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Masaai woman in Siboloi, Kenya

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Woman from the Turkana tribe in Sibiloi, Kenya

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The unbelievably bad road conditions next to Lake Turkana

Roses in the wilderness, Maralal (thank you Fanie)

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Experiencing Africa’s BADDDD ablutions (with hot water though), Mararal, Kenya

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The barren landscape of the Kasut Desert

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Two crazy Overlanders from the south of Africa

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All alone at Crocodile Corner, Sibiloi National Park

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Sunset at Crocodile Corner with a gale force wind blowing

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Huge termite hills

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Beautiful Flamingo’s at the godforsaken Crocodile Corner, Sibiloi National Park

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Endless and lonely gravel roads along the war prone Lake Turkana in the in the Chalbi Desert

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Petrified Forest, Sibiloi National Park

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