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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Ark Aberdare National Park
We start by having lunch at an old English style place that reminds us of the RACV in Healsville. Then on to the Ark.
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... suddenly saw a third male pop his head up from nearby grass. It was a reminder they can hide anywhere. We were learning that where there are animals there are flies. They were swarming inside and out of the van. We noticed in every safari van people were under attack. We commented to be careful when taking a bite from our sandwich to not eat the flies. Lunch was the same as yesterdays. Apparently, the only ...
Today was our first day at the local Secondary school which KOP supports-I loved it. First we met the director and the two teachers who would look after us, and then the director taught us about Luo customs:
a) Polygamy-the man can choose as many wives as he wants, for as long as he wants (even til he's like 80!)
b) A man could marry his dead brother’s wife to protect her
c) You must ...
... If you use hair tongs please do me a small favour. Plug them in. Wait for them to get really hot. Hold them against your eye.
Now you know what it looks like for other people. Throw them away.
While eating breakfast there are some crows that are a protected species that live here and keep flying in and picking up crumbs.
One guy with his mate takes a table outside which we realised was not a good idea with the crows a few days ago. He gets about 4 pieces ...
... our jeep and they just look away and avoid any eye contact. It's boiling hot and the sun is beating down on us and we have been blanked by those we have stopped to help. I manage to bite back my urge to hang out the window and show them some of the more colourful language I know and seriously I know some cracking ones... C's, F's, M&F's and M&M's. But being brought up properly I try to do it behind people's backs..... It's called manners.
So I study the man and ...
... that if an overland truck was here we would probably be able to get a lift on with them but one is not due until Sunday. Raj Shah is the owner of the camp www.naiberi.com 16km outside of Eldoret. Raj mentions he is going into town tomorrow and we are welcome to have a lift in with him. We agree as we need to get onto the internet to find out the cost of a visa for Uganda, as well as change some money and reply to e-mails.
The temperature on an evening really drops and ...