Travel Blogs from Nakuru, Kenya

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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. ...

The start of our dream!!, Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya travel blog

The start of our dream!!

A travel blog entry by mandy68

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... very good to see, we were told that they are tagged and micro-chipped! Lots of zebras and a few rothchilds giraffe. Lake Nakuru is famed for having thousands of flamingos, unfortunately there weren't that many because there had been a large amount of rain ...

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 ...

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. ...

Dec 28, 2014, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Dec 28, 2014

A travel blog entry by jcbeep

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Outreach v2.0 - IDP Camp, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Outreach v2.0 - IDP Camp

A travel blog entry by jess.beckerleg

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... I got here happened. It was honest. It was simple and I am still not sure why it impacted me so much. There is a welcome Kenya song that people sing to visitors (http://youtu.be/oEFQlmUme6Y)  usually it makes me feel like a tourist but just as we ...

Day 13, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Day 13

A travel blog entry by jrosaasen

... 't feel as strong as usual I'm starting to get worried about my conditioning but it's almost impossible to do anything here in Kenya. We met up with Tom and Katie our American friends and they told us about the conservatory and what to do and everything ...

Masai Mara to Nakuru, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Masai Mara to Nakuru

A travel blog entry by ablo

... . Left 4x4s and reunited with truck, driver, cook and handyman. Headed off after lunch in Exodus-mobile for 1.5hr drive to Lake Nakuru and Kembu campsite on Kemble Farm. Countryside very lush as we headed north. Poured with rain on arrival. And our first ...

Jambo jambowell we finally arrived in ..., Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Jambo jambowell we finally arrived in ...

A travel blog entry by mikeandlou2002

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... many more animals but not quite reaching the excitement of the previous day - no more leopards! and we are currently in Nakuru getting lunch before heading to tonight's campsite which is another lovely farm apparently. Until then myself and a Swedish guy ...

Broken, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Broken

A travel blog entry by brittbmw3

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My heart was broken into pieces today in Nakuru at the AGC baby center. Four loving hearts, eight big brown eyes, and four smiling faces stole my heart today and broke it into pieces. I so wish I could take them all home with me.To shower then with ...

Lake Nakuru and National Park, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Lake Nakuru and National Park

A travel blog entry by eddieandlaura

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... animals to find so we were pretty lucky to see them on our first game drive and within the first hour.  Nakuru National Park is a very small National Park compared to Masai Mara and Serengeti at only 188 sq kms. This still seemed massive to ...

Nakuru Day Twenty Three, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Nakuru Day Twenty Three

A travel blog entry by brad1111

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... up. With that done, we headed off for our rendezvous with another James, in doing so passing through the township proper of Nakuru. Having read with interest a friend's notes on this area I was surprised to see a thriving, expansive township that is in ...

Warriors in the Masai, Masai Mara, Kenya travel blog

Warriors in the Masai

A travel blog entry by raniroo

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I was excited about heading to the Masai. We headed off from the lake for a 5 hour rough ride through masai tribal lands. Exhilarating. We "free" camped over the last 2 nights. This means that we are out in the wild, with no stopgap between you and a ...

Les rhinocéros, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Les rhinocéros

A travel blog entry by chapdeluc

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Je trouve un safari 3 nuits, une au lac Nakuru et 2 dans la réserve faunique du Massai Mara. Il faut voir les flamants roses par milliers, il faut voir se colorer l'eau sous l'inclinaison presque obséquieuse des rayons du soleil couchant.  Mais ...

Heading to Lake Nakuru, njoro, Kenya travel blog

Heading to Lake Nakuru

A travel blog entry by jandhontour

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Today was another fairly early start as we had to go back through the border into Kenya as we headed for Lake Nakuru. Thankfully the border crossing went fairly smoothly although we did have to get out and queue up at the heath desk to show our yellow ...

Lake Nakuru National Park / Pink Flamingos!, Lake Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

Lake Nakuru National Park / Pink Flamingos!

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Long drive this morning from the Ol Peteja reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park, punctuated by one flat tire. We seize the opportunity to walk to a nearby village and consort with the locals. Later a rainstorm highlighted a faulty ...

conserving the African animals, Nakuru, Kenya travel blog

conserving the African animals

A travel blog entry by katemoloney88

... in amboseli has halved. In Kenya, 29 rhinos were killed thanks to poachers. Only 12 new rhinos were born that same year. In Nakuru national park, the rhino population at its lowest got to 5 thanks to poachers. A rhinos horn gets $40,000 per kilo and can ...

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