Travel Blogs from Nakuru, Kenya

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Morning drive, bush breakfast, afternoon drive, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

Morning drive, bush breakfast, afternoon drive

A travel blog entry by barb3389

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This morning's we were up at 5:30 to start an early morning drive. It was really cold as the sun wasn't up yet, but the lake creates a lovely mist so it all seems surrealistic. Right off we saw a lion and lioness feeding on their kill (a buffalo) with ...

A taste of what's to come, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

A taste of what's to come

A travel blog entry by thebarretts

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... us on the first part of the trip there is heaps of room. We set off on our first day at 0800am from Nairobi headed for Lake Nakuru National Park. Our first stop was a plateau that looked out over the start of the Rift Valley. The Rift Valley is a gorge in ...

And out the window I go..., Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

And out the window I go...

A travel blog entry by yarisegura

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Today we woke up around 5am to get ready to leave to Lake Nakuru National Park by 6am, since the safari place was three hours away. We were all very excited to see the animals roaming around the park, taking pictures nonstop, creating memories. We stopped ...

5. Tag - Naivasha - Hell's gate, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

5. Tag - Naivasha - Hell's gate

A travel blog entry by isak11

... Affen. Außerdem konnten wir sogar ein paar Gazellen und Giraffen in einiger Entfernung erspähen. Auf der Weiterfahrt Richtung Nakuru zum Stem Hotel bemerkten wir plötzlich ein “Pfeifen”, worauf Charles, unser Fahrer, links am Straßenrand ...

The migration, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

The migration

A travel blog entry by hdh

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... step was on the dead flamingoes - not the fresh ones mind, the ones that were just little imbedded piles of bleached bones and feathers. Nakuru is home to both white and black rhino. We saw both: a white rhino grazing on the lake shore and, the next ...

Lake Nakuru National Park, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Lake Nakuru National Park

A travel blog entry by calvin.latha

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Safari in Lake Nakuru NP - Kenya, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

Safari in Lake Nakuru NP - Kenya

A travel blog entry by montysafrica

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Very pretty NP but the proximity to the town and power lines stretching across the park took away from the natural environment. The wildlife however was fantastic and on the morning and afternoon safaris we sighted buffalo, lion, white rhino, black rhino ...

First Game drive, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

First Game drive

A travel blog entry by birrell

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Another long day to Nakuru, where our guide and driver, Karoma,  has built his own campsite. Flash! We have bandas to sleep in - huts with a canvas roll down front wall. Lovely facilities, pool and bar area, and beautiful ...

Game Drives (Part 1 of Many), Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Game Drives (Part 1 of Many)

A travel blog entry by rebeccajhopkins

... was my first game drive of all time (unless you count that train you catch to drive around Orana Park in Christchurch).  Lake Nakuru National Park is supposed to be "the bird watchers paradise" so it's safe to say I didn't have high hopes!  Who ...

Day 1-Lake Nakuru, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Day 1-Lake Nakuru

A travel blog entry by teacherbill

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... to our first destination we stopped at the great rift valley overlook to take a break and some photos. Later, we went to Lake Nakuru in northern Kenya. This lake is famous for the large group of flamingos that gather here to eat. The eat a type of algae ...

Trucking to Nakuru, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Trucking to Nakuru

A travel blog entry by victoriacronk

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Today was spent trucking back from Jinja across the Ugandan border to a campsite on the outskirts of Nakuru national park in Kenya. Not a lot to report other then more beautiful scenery and and stop at a supermarket to pick up a pack lunch for the ...

Day 20, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Day 20

A travel blog entry by jrosaasen

Today was a full day in the lab! I did a lot of things including doing my own urinalysis tests but not doing the microscope part. I also did tests for typhoid, TB, HIV, sphyillis and pregnancy. The TB one took a very long time And I helped one of the lab ...

Our first game drive and another design, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Our first game drive and another design

A travel blog entry by amakela

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... Hahah it's actually hilarious and I want to get the game. Early the next morning we headed to our first game drive in Lake Nakuru. This park is known for its rhinos and massive amounts of flamingos. Flamingos to the point where you can't see the water. ...

Lake Nakuru, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

Lake Nakuru

A travel blog entry by mathias10

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... ' tog han min hånd og satte 2 kamæleoner på min arm .... Og en på hovedet af mig!!! De var ret sjove. Så kom vi til Nakuru - og kørte til en sø. Her var oversvømmelse- et hus stod med vand til taget! De havde haft for meget regn. Vi kørte rundt ...

In The Pink, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

In The Pink

A travel blog entry by claireandian

... , unlike the vehicle next to us which was quickly relieved of some crisps and a packet of bourbons. Lake Nakuru is famous for its flamingoes; there are literally millions of them turning the lake pink from a distance and apparently creating ...

Half way through our time at the Walk, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Half way through our time at the Walk

A travel blog entry by emsmems

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Hi Guys, It's been awhile since I've written in the travel pod, basically because not much changes for us here day to day. Our week days consist of going to school, helping out the teachers  and cutting a lot of cabbage for the kids lunches. Helping ...

Game Drive - not as interesting as the Massai Mara, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Game Drive - not as interesting as the Massai Mara

A travel blog entry by pancha321

This morning we got up early and drove to Lake Nakuru National Park - we did a morning game drive and other than a few pink flamingos and the white rhynos there was nothing else interesting. We are all falling asleep regardless of the may attempts from ...

Rhymnosaurus, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

Rhymnosaurus

A travel blog entry by emandjack

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... the water in the early morning too.  We drove up to a lookout with a view across the lake and it was an amazing.   Lake Nakuru is also one of few places we went to that had rhinos and we were lucky enough to see three!  Pretty amzing to see ...

Saturday Morning... Break time - Balloon Ride, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Saturday Morning... Break time - Balloon Ride

A travel blog entry by dennisgray

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It had been a power packed week, and a break was in order. An awesome hot air balloon ride over the Reserve would do the trick! After getting in late last night, we agreed to capture only five hours sleep and to be up at 4 am to head out for a ...

Hooked on a Feeling, Nakuru, Kenya, Kenya travel blog

Hooked on a Feeling

A travel blog entry by llcooldays

In two weeks traveling through Africa, it feels like we've felt more intensely than in a year of working 9-5, microwaving meals, and watching TV on the couch. Just a few of the feelings we’ve felt: -       Excited as ...

Lake Nakuru, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Lake Nakuru

A travel blog entry by jessandross

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... one girl come up and dance with me - she was much better than I was. After a very sad goodbye we headed onwards to Lake Nakuru. We arrived at our campsite - Lake Nakuru Lodge early afternoon. We set up our tents and had a quick lunch. The campsite is ...

In search of rhino., Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

In search of rhino.

A travel blog entry by anniexf

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... a restaurant recommended in my Kenya guidebook.  It’s okay, but pretty westernized.  We had found a Chinese restaurant in Nakuru and had been teasing Amy all day about going there.  She’s Chinese and adamant that she will not ...

Falamingos, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

Falamingos

A travel blog entry by helen_joe

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... of Lake Nakuru National Park. This meant we could start off bright and early on a game drive through the park. Lake Nakuru NP is a self-proclaimed paradise for bird watchers and our guide kept referring to the huge flamingo population as ...

Chaoran’s International Humanity Foundation, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Chaoran’s International Humanity Foundation

A travel blog entry by chaoran

... tasks and projects, including, for example, tutoring math and contacting with local media for potential partnership.I want to volunteer in Kenya for many reasons. The major one is that i have never actually live in Africa before. And IHF provide for me a ...

Bushcamping and breakdowns!, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Bushcamping and breakdowns!

A travel blog entry by sarah_alban

... internet facilities are limited!! We had one final night camping in Ethiopia, trying to hide from the locals before we headed into Kenya (after 4 hours hanging around sorting out visa’s, not helped by the 2 hour lunch break the guys decided to take ...

The final leg, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

The final leg

A travel blog entry by sairjg

... map on the screen in front of me, we have not long passed over Uganda and I am currently in airspace above Nakuru (mid Kenya) ... I'm convinced I can feel the temperature on the plane rising as we head closer to the equator (I ditched my winter boots at ...

Lac Nakuru et Lac Baringo, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Lac Nakuru et Lac Baringo

A travel blog entry by paulisa

Apres le lac Naivasha, sommes alles au lac Nakuru, vu du bus mais pas de la ville car on ne peut y acceder sans payer ... 60 USD. Mais super vue du bus!! Avec plein de taches roses dans le lac et blanches dans le ciel : les flamands roses!! Puis sommes ...

Best weekend so far, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Best weekend so far

A travel blog entry by amh86

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... of the trip so far. I spent, what was meant to be 3 days and turned into 5, days at a lovely childrens home in Nakuru, about 2.5 hours away from Nairobi. The home is run by a Kenyan couple who have spent approximately the last 18 years living in London ...

Day 23, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Day 23

A travel blog entry by jrosaasen

... us we were goin to provincial government hospital because we have been dying to go there. When we got there we met up with the Kenya Red Cross and then it got bad. We got split up into different areas and me and Gilbo got into casualty which was sweet. ...

Hand Washing, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Hand Washing

A travel blog entry by kenyaventure

... be doing what we had previously thought, making and installing hand-washing stations in many of the homes in the rural areas of Nakuru. The reason for the change: the recent cholera outbreak. We were told that community decided we would instead visit the ...

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