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... might seem strange at first. You'll have to develop techniques to communicate your ideas;
5=Far Out, Culture and language hold few similarities to your own. Makes even simplest tasks more challenging and time consuming.
1=Roughing It, all rough camping in the bush or desert with limited or no facilities, no access to amenities other than what is provided on the support vehicles;
... to go directly to the Carnivore - this was at 4:45. At 6:15 we arrived. Honest to God, we were almost an hour getting through one roundabout! It was gridlock.anyway, started the meal with a Dawa, a traditional drink prepared at the table by the Dr with lime, honey, sugar and vodka. Great start to a Brazilian BBQ type of dinner. In the olden days they would serve lots of wild game but according to the card on the table ...
Waking up after a great nights sleep. Bags re packed and off down to breakfast then I had to get more credit on the Kenyan phone as we wanted to ring our fathers later for Father's Day.
I quickly just had time to ring dad before we had to leave at 7.30am to start our Safari.
We headed off in pursuit of the elusive Black Rhino that is in sharp decline in the Mara and found one with 2 white rhinos. They were in the middle ...
... of ostriches, more elephants that had been playing in the mud, and more vultures with Marabou storks. They get well-fed on carrion around here.
We additionally saw a large herd of Cape Buffalo. This is another one of the “Big Five” of Africa, and they are known to be one of the fiercest animals in Kenya. In fact, the Maasai would rather face a lion than a buffalo. We saw many more in the afternoon and the next ...
What an amazing day! Started with Breakfast at the buffet. Our driver Sammy picked us up still 10:00 and drive us to the elephant orphange. Get a little bit outside the business district and Nairobi changes into something unlike anything in the US. Traffic is chaotic, lanes are inspirational only. Pedestrians step into the street seemingly at random. Pedestrians aren't the only hazards--watch out for the herd of cattle grazing ...