Bahati’s Story

I had to try The Weekly Writing Challenge hosted by wordpress and Vincent Mars.  I always enjoyed Precis Writing in school! Last week’s expedition into Masai Mara gave me the perfect theme!“Jewel eyes… Continue reading

Legal hunting … solution, panacea or murder?

Africa Geographic is one of the pages that I follow on Facebook. An article today prompted from me this post. The AG blog gives all the relevant information … http://blog.africageographic.com/africa-geographic-blog/hunting/kenyan-rangers-moving-letter-to-american-rhino-hunter/I wrote this as… Continue reading

Madiba’s Land

  This is a picture of a map that I found at “Odds & Ends” –  a furniture, antiques and curios store in Nairobi, Kenya. This is a map of Africa. Madiba’s land. We… Continue reading

The Whistling Thorn

We turn off the engine of our game drive vehicle and sit quietly. We are in the grasslands of Ol Pejeta Conservancy, at the foothills of Mount Kenya, on those immense plains with… Continue reading

Pen & Shutter

I wanted the first post in this blog to be an explanation about its name. The many attempts I made to try and explain the dream behind it did not please me at all. I… Continue reading

Easter @ Olare Orok

Let us begin at the beginning. We have done a fair bit of safariing over the last 4 years. India, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Kenya. We have lived in rondavels, lodges, chalets and… Continue reading

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