Covenant Guest House
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... I think the blankets are great gifts and some of the team have bought a few. I also got the Maasai women's neck lace that is the wide beading with the long tassels I really wanted. Going to look tomorrow in the city to find the matching bracelets.
We had lunch at Narok then headed off through the Rift Valley towards Nairobi. This was a different view again to the valley we came through from Kisumu. The highway from Narok to half way Mount Longonot was a modern great road that ...
... had the afternoon left. In which we took the opportunity to go to the Giraffe sanctuary. Very cool. If like giraffes or even if you don't it is a must to get up close with these beautiful creatures. You don't need a lot to time to visit as it is not big and it doesn't break the bank. Pick up a handful of pellets and head up to the deck to be eye level with these walking giants. Lovely animals, incredibly gentle and with amazing blue tongues! With a dozen giraffes in the area there ...
... away. There were babies and even one very tiny guy. They were just spectacular. At one point, the biggest one began coming toward us and Hasborn started backing up. One of the girls asked, "Why can't we get closer?" He said, in his matter of fact way, "They will kill you."
We also saw during the first drive: warthogs, a female lion (from afar), zebras and wildebeests galore, vultures and Marabou storks (I never knew they were scavengers but apparently so), and a ...
... small building into a small rectangular building where they eat. The kids were eating porridge packed with vitamins and peanut butter for protein. Since it was a holiday ( the day British declared they would give them their freedom) all the kids were home from school and they got a special treat at breakfast called mandasi (deep fries dough like a donut but better). We were also told that we didn't hit traffic because of the Holliday but that will ...
... what we need to get tomorrow.
Today has been a relaxing afternoon so far and I'm enjoying it! Internet is working somewhat decent this afternoon too, so I'm trying to get some grading done for my class that's been online for the last two weeks and do some prep for class when I return.
Two more days until departure. I'm craving pizza and chips and guacamole.
Can't wait to have both!