KENYA 2013


Hartebeest Camp - our base camp for 2 days before the Gate 1 Tour

On the way to Great Rift Valley

Birding with Robin and Kepha

Hell’s Gate National Park

1) Geothermal near Hell's gate

Fish Eagle Lodge, Knysna Lagoon

Lake Naivasha
3, 4) We were invited to join the celebration of a campground openning.

Nairobi National Park

1) He was 15 feet from our car. And yes, we rolled down the window for better photos!
2, 3) Government burned ivory here to protest poachers.

Jacaranda Hotel in Nairobi where we meet the Gate 1 Tour

1) Our Gate 1 Vehicle  2) How the local cook

Kigio Wildlife Conservancy (near Gilgil)
2) Dining Hall  4 - 6) Our cabin 
7) Dick on bird walk  8) Wart Hogs were every where  9) Sandy went on a night game drive.

Traveling to Masai Mara

Most of the group visited a Masai Mara village. We declined, having done this in Tanzania

Keekorok Lodge in the Masia Mara
1 - 4) It was in wonderful country with a pool that was frequent by Hippos and others

1, 2) Our room  3) Buffet Dining Room

3) Sandy went on 3 game drives  4) Dick skipped 2 and stayed near the lodge to bird.

Giraffe Center near Nairobi

Floweres were plentiful - it was spring!

We had extra time in Nairobi at the end of our trip. We passed some of the time at the
Nairobi National Museum where Dick was in his element photographing stuffed birds!

Wonderful memories