East Africa 2012

7½ months - with Melanie - Toyota Hiace 4x4 van

Selected region: Kenya

Break on Tiwi Beach  —  2012/12/23  —  Kenya

It is here that we are going to enjoy Christmas time. We are on this beach since December 6th. We are both agreeing to say that we are not missing the...
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Surprise!  —  2012/12/20  —  Kenya

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Mombasa  —  2012/12/05  —  Kenya

Mombasa is a major port city in Kenya. It is in fact an island linked to the continent by some bridges. It has been funded in 950 by the Arabs who were...
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Mida Creek  —  2012/12/03  —  Kenya

Mida Creek is an eco-tourism site managed by the community. The site protects a mangrove. This type of ecosystem is characterized by trees that have their...
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Gede Ruins  —  2012/12/01  —  Kenya

The Gede ruins are one of the most beautiful ruins of the Swahili culture of Kenya. Even though they are not as magnificent as Machu Picchu or else Tikal...
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Marafa Depression  —  2012/11/29  —  Kenya

If you have ever been in the southwestern United States, this place will make you think about Bryce Canyon. The place is fairly unique in the country...
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Nairobi - capital of Kenya  —  2012/11/24  —  Kenya

Nairobi is mostly known as a dangerous city where crimes, often violent, are very frequent. Obviously, most travellers are somewhat afraid of the city...
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On the road #1  —  2012/11/20  —  Kenya

Lake Victoria Unbelievable but true! Normally, one should be seeing water everywhere there are water hyacinths (floating plants). Unfortunately, this introduced...
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Samburu Reserve  —  2012/11/18  —  Kenya

The Samburu Reserve is located in the middle of the country in a semi-desert zone. It has several new species that we had never seen up to now.In the...
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Ol Pejeta  —  2012/11/16  —  Kenya

The 'Ol Pejeta' site is an old ranch converted in a conservation area. It is a private site that protects several rare species of African animals. It...
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Mount Longonot National Park  —  2012/11/10  —  Kenya

The park has been a really pleasant surprise for both of us. Indeed, we very much enjoyed the site and the trek we did there. Why? Simply because the...
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Hell's Gate Park  —  2012/11/09  —  Kenya

This park is named Hell's Gate because of numerous thermal springs in its underground. Indeed, at several places, steam in spurring out of the ground...
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Lake Bogoria  —  2012/11/07  —  Kenya

In Kenya, one of the most famous parks is Lake Nakuru because of its millions of flamingoes. However, the rains have been much more frequent than normal...
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Cherangani Hills  —  2012/11/03  —  Kenya

These hills might not be impressive to you, but for us they were representing landscapes from colder countries. Indeed, we were at higher altitude and...
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Saiwa National Park  —  2012/10/30  —  Kenya

This small park protects the Saiwa Swamp and shelters a species that we had never seen before: the sitatunga. It is a kind of antelope.Well, to be honest...
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Kitale Museum  —  2012/10/28  —  Kenya

To visit a museum with old stuffed animals after some wonderful safaris, a crazy idea isn't it? Yes, but we didn't come here to what's inside the museum...
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Ruma National Park  —  2012/10/24  —  Kenya

We visited Ruma Park for a particular species: the Roan antelope. In Kenya, this specie would be unique to this park.Of course, nothing is simple in Africa...
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