Travel Blogs from Nakuru, Kenya

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Goat soup & the stoic baboon, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Goat soup & the stoic baboon

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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We left Saturday morning for a weekend trip to Nakuru. I was finally leaving the big city of Nairobi behind and seeing some of the African countryside and some of the real African magic I had been expecting. Not long after leaving Nairobi, we stopped at a ...

Life at an Orphanage, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Life at an Orphanage

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... they see fit. The International Humanity Foundation's (IHF) funds come from donations, individual sponsorships and grants. While I am in Kenya, I would like to meet all the alumni that I have gotten to know through the alumni database. There seems ...

On Safari!, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

On Safari!

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... have started using tools, but I was more than happy not to! Hey, I’m on holidays! We then headed off to Lake Nakuru, famed for its pink flamingos. However when we got there thanks to floods, algae and time of year there was only a few ...

An Idealist Gone Rogue, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

An Idealist Gone Rogue

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... . With some staff members and the 2 other volunteers, I decided to get our kids relocated to better homes in and around Nakuru. I was fighting on 3 fronts. The local government, the top management of our Center and our older kids who would definitely not ...

the International Humanity Foundation (IHF), Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

the International Humanity Foundation (IHF)

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... a set of facts about the International Humanity Foundation (IHF) with you, a set that  especially concerns their Nakuru Center in Kenya. However, we must admit that we will concentrate on the dominant negative aspects, rather than the positive ones, ...

The Safari, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

The Safari

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... as one of the most pleasurable experiences of my life... Woke up at 5.45am. Left in Ivan's jeep at 6.15am. Destination: Lake Nakuru National Park. Milena and I had been waiting for this for a long time. The entrance fee was $60 for muzungus and there ...

Child Pregnancy, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Child Pregnancy

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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I didn't wake up well today. Initially I had a stomach ache which later morphed into a headache. Do not have high fever just yet, but feel that it can happen any minute. It could be malaria; could be something I contracted from the water or anything that ...

Wedding fever!, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Wedding fever!

A travel blog entry by rashpalkaur

... . The driver of our tour van was called Paul, and he gave a very interesting @guide@ as we travelled through Nairobi--> Navaisha-->Nakuru. We stopped to get tea, tried to see into the Rift vally (but it was too foggy) and overall had a fun journey ...

Nakuru, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Nakuru

A travel blog entry by aaronjsmith

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... around everyone and down the six inch aisle, and I half climbed, half-fell out the door but here we were in beautiful downtown Nakuru, Kenya. We picked our way across the street to the Hotel Kunste. It was quite a lot like playing the old video game, ...

Volunteering at Hadassah School - Part 2, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Volunteering at Hadassah School - Part 2

A travel blog entry by sargeandwest

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[Rich] - On our first weekend in Nakuru, we finally found some time out from the intensity of the volunteer work, by visiting the Merica Hotel, which not only has a nice pool, gym and restaurant, but also hot showers!... We have since frequented the ...

nakuru, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

nakuru

A travel blog entry by rachellocke

today was a driving day, from naivasha to nakuru town, where myself and two others had to buy food for our cooking duty for the evening.  we then drove on for 4 hours up to a cmapsite at eldoret.  the roads here are terible, but the views on ...

Jambo!!!, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Jambo!!!

A travel blog entry by mshona

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Hello- Today I'm back in Nairobi after a 5 day safari in Kenya. I chose to do mine in the Samburu area rather than the more popular Maasai Mara- and I was not disappointed. From Samburu we drove through the great Rift Valley and stopped to explore ...

Starting to miss home a bit more now :(, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Starting to miss home a bit more now :(

A travel blog entry by steveblythe

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Ok a little update for u guys..i miss it at home now which feels weird, but it's ok.. Saturday I went to Thompsons Waterfalls with Melanie, Marianne and Anna and Nick (who drove us) and that was awesome. Went over the equator and got the whole ...

The Work, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

The Work

A travel blog entry by jdekoz

... Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG) CARE: the world's second (or third?) largest NGO Pyrethrum Board of Kenya: a parastatal semi-government organization (aka: "necessary evil") which, by law, must buy and sell all Kenyan pyrethrum ...

Has Anybody Heard, About the Bird, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

Has Anybody Heard, About the Bird

A travel blog entry by boydandrose

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... a pair of white rhinos, a leopard (quite rare here apparently), Thompson's gazelles, and the Burchell (or plains) zebra.  Lake Nakuru is a salt water lake because it is shallow and, while it has tributaries coming into it, there is no outlet. ...

It's raining, but who cares!, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

It's raining, but who cares!

A travel blog entry by oz2africa

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... nbsp;unscheduled stop found us at a service station and some of the group checked out the washrooms.  They were the pits! Lake Nakuru is a gorgeous lake situated amid rolling hills.  Lunch was hurried as it had started to rain!  We had to ...

Day 4 - Home of the rare black Rhino..., Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

Day 4 - Home of the rare black Rhino...

A travel blog entry by adelecarroll

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We set of early morning to complete our game drive in Lake Nakuru national park. This park is home to the rare black rhino, only 3000 in the world, and the white rhino, only 10,000 in Africa. The park is also popular for spotting the white sick giraffe, ...

Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

Lake Nakuru National Park

A travel blog entry by izzie

Lake Nakuru National Park ...

a camping we shall go, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

a camping we shall go

A travel blog entry by cookieluc

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... with a warning, shoo, this was def going to be an interesting journey! We drove to our home for the first night, lake nakuru national park, awesome huge salt water lake packed with pink flamingos, so so pretty! did a game drive round the lake and saw a ...

Ready to see some Rhino's...*hick*?, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Ready to see some Rhino's...*hick*?

A travel blog entry by mike_bright

... a buck. Well as long as I learn no harn done. Now I am off to Jinja in Uganda which is around a 9 hour bus ride leaving Nakuru at 10 tonight so I should arrive around 7. Still trying to find a way to get to the bus station but I'll figure a way... I ...

De eerste grote dieren., Nakuru, Kenia travel blog

De eerste grote dieren.

A travel blog entry by petervanhyfte

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Gisteren hadden we afgesproken om vandaag naar Crescent Island te gaan. Dit ligt ongeveer 100 kilometer naar het Westen. Het was bijna 2 uur rijden en ligt 80 kilometer onder de evenaar. Het is een eiland waar verschillende wilde dieren leven. We reden ...

17/07/09, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

17/07/09

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

Today as we are all tired and we are taking stock of what we have done to date, we decided to take the day of. We had a late morning, when I say late, we still got up at 7 am and had breakfast. Now it was time for the kids to start doing a spot of home ...

Nakuru National Park, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Nakuru National Park

A travel blog entry by jasieniukrtw

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The photos here are of Nakuru, but really belong to Behaving badly in ...

How are you?, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

How are you?

A travel blog entry by willyblog

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... of other people who seem to come and go. The school we have been volunteering at has about 170 children from the slum area around Nakuru, some living in self-made huts on the edge of the waste dump. The school provides meals for the kids (a runny porridge ...

Lake Nakuru, Lake Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Lake Nakuru

A travel blog entry by skisinco

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We departed the mountain lodge early in the morning and drove to the floor of the Rift Valley on our way to Lake Nakuru. We made a brief stop at Nyahururu Thomson Falls. They were absolutely stunning! There were a few curio shops that we checked out too. ...

The Orphanage Of All Orphanages..., Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

The Orphanage Of All Orphanages...

A travel blog entry by undies

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... we all walked back to camp, and had a good time discussing our interactions with the young ones. The following day we visited Nakuru National Park, however I will talk more about that on my next entry...We did get a chance to spend time with the children ...

Asante sana (thank you), Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Asante sana (thank you)

A travel blog entry by willyblog

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... animal ever, I'm sure they disprove evolutionary theory - Graham) crowing We won’t miss the nose blowing in London Nakuru  (in Maa language literally meaning city of dust) as it’s much blacker than that in London UK!   We ...

Another Hot Spa, Lake Bogoria, Kenya travel blog

Another Hot Spa

A travel blog entry by harryabroad

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... strange how we kept having to traverse through Kampala and Jinga, it seemed that we were travelling without going anywhere.  Kenya is a complete surprise all the time.  We must be completely ignorant of what to expect so are constantly amazed ...

this is why |i traveled here, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

this is why |i traveled here

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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... brekky from Nick 2 with eggs and sausages and toast. We packed up and left the lovely site and headed south again to Lake Nakuru where there is a national park. We drove along the isolated roads past very basic villages and loads of goats on or near the ...

16/07/09, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

16/07/09

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

This morning we are leaving the farm for the day and heading for Lake Nakuru to see how the pink flamingos are behaving. So we went in the land rover again and drove out of town for an hour until we reached the national park and after paying the entry fee ...

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