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We made it to Nairobi on time and better still, so did our luggage. We arrived on Saturday at 7 PM Nairobi time (Kenya is actually 9 hours ahead of Edmonton, not 10, so it was 10 AM Edmonton time when we arrived). Weather was a comfortable 20 C (68 F) on arrival. Even though Nairobi is just …
... rainy in that part of Kenya, so the water level was higher than normal. The flamingos don't like the deep water so many of them have gone to other places. The water does attract other animals though like zebras, giraffes, rhinos and water-buffalo to drink and eat. There were also lions nearby that the group was able to see from the van and a few carcasses from their hunt in the grass.
Usually the area is pretty safe on the game preserve for people to drive through ...
... the skin, cut it up into bite sized pieces, and places it in a baggy. We handed some out to the kids walking around and then preceded to walk down towards other markets to see what they had. There was everything from minnows, cabbage, shoes, and handbags. We also tried this tortilla style bread, called a chainboga, that one of the locals made for us on a fryer, it was similar to a crepe, and very very tasty.
When we arrived back at the house, it wasn't long ...