A game drive through Tsavo National Park The colonial government of Kenya gazetted Tsavo’s boundaries as a wildlife refuge in the year 1949. Park gazettement took a long time because the authorities had to take into account the claims from all the tribes. These were the Maasai, the Orma, the Wakamba,…

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A GAME DRIVE THROUGH LAKE NAKURU

A game drive through Lake Nakuru Once upon a time, there was a vast forest and wildlife area in the beautiful Kenya. Lake Nakuru was part of it. Since 1951 the lake has dried up four times. When the region shrank down, Nakuru Park came into being in 1961, the…

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A game drive through Nakuru National Park The beautiful and picturesque Nakuru, located 164 km from Nairobi, rises from the floor of the East African Rift Valley and is surrounded and dominated by an undulating terrain of acacia woodlands, open rough grassland and euphorbia forest, characteristic of the vegetation in…

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A game drive through Amboseli National Park Amboseli lies on the border of the two East African countries, Kenya and Tanzania, with a mixed topography consisting of seven habitats: acacia woodland, open plains, lava-rock-strewn thorn bush country, marshland, lake bed, the slopes of Oldoinyo and swamp. At the turn of…

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History and politics of Amboseli National Park Amboseli has a history as ancient as the human civilization itself. There is evidence that excavators discovered many fossils here. Proto-human species have evolved here. Although the Bantu people gradually settled in Kenya over the first millennium AD, the Maasai established themselves in Amboseli. They…

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A game drive through historical Naivasha Rich, varied and enrapturing, Naivasha’s history embarks on a journey of astonishing facts and lucid historical tales revealing the interesting and often charming culture and life of its past and present people. Setting foot in Naivasha automatically unfolds the traces of its momentous events….

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A GAME DRIVE THROUGH THE RIFT VALLEY

A game drive through the Rift Valley The African Rift Valley System is one of the tectonic features not only of Kenya but also of Africa that extends from Mozambique in the south through eastern Africa to Jordan in southwestern Asia. The rift extends from south in Mozambique all the…

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THE EAST AFRICAN RIFT VALLEY SYSTEM

The East African Rift Valley System One of the world’s geologic wonders of the world is the East African Rift Valley System, which is the largest rift or fracture in the surface of the earth that has widened over time. People also call it the Afro-Arabian Rift Valley. It is a…

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Never imitate the sleeping patterns of giraffes Human beings need an average of 8 hours of sleep on a daily basis to function. Sleep rejuvenates and prepares the body for the next day. Most people sleep for fewer hours than that on working days and catch up on their sleep…

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The secrets of giraffe’s circulatory system revealed Giraffes tower and journey the savannas, grasslands, and plains of eastern and southern Africa. They are the tallest living animals on earth and not surprisingly have significant physical features. Its feet are six feet long and its tongue 21 inches long. And its…

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