Muthaiga Black Leopard Safari Camp
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... emergency (rope climb) exits if rising flowing water should appear. We finally climbed out and walked by a nearby geothermal power plant engineered and funded by Chinese business interests. There is much investment activity from China in East Africa and Kenyans correctly view it with suspicion.
We ended the “hike” with a picnic lunch in the shade, which we shared with our hired guide. We once again quietly rejoiced ...
... eggs and bananas, however I opted against them feeling not very hungry this morning.
Joe arrived on African time (30 minutes late) at 10a to begin our orientation. He spent most of his time scaring my students about safety and security. I appreciate his stress put on this issue but it got a few of them really upset and nervous. I tried to calm them and reassure them the best I could. There is no doubt this is an extremely dangerous country so ...
... important. The flies were no less dense in here than they were outside the hut. After a few minutes Annie excused herself, saying she couldn’t take the heat. We all took the opportunity to exit.
Once outside again, it was time for the women to sing us a traditional song. This was apparently the song they used to welcome a new woman into the village after marrying one of their men. At the age of 18 the men are circumcised and a ceremony is ...
... are surrounding me offering crazy low prices for 10
bracelets or other random items. This must be what its like to be in
One Direction, minus any hot girls following you. I had to crawl
onto the truck while these ladies where grabbing my legs, arms to get
me to stay down. Still got it. Meanwhile, Laura was on the bus
laughing trying to get the camera out to grab a picture!
When we got to camp in the Masai Mara we were tested to see ...
The leopard stealthily approached to about 100 yards of the herd, but the male on the outside saw the leopard and sounded its warning call. How they respond is very fascinating. Instead of running away, they walk quickly toward the leopard to verify that, in fact, it is a leopard. Duncan (our guide) tells us that typically, a leopard ambushes its prey, and needs to be within 5 to 10 yards of the prey animal in order to be successful. ...