Lovely sweet Babies as in elephant kind!
Trip Start Jun 17, 2009
40Trip End Aug 11, 2009
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Now to adjust the body to local time over next 2 days and rest up after those 34 hours airport to airport with a few hours of catnap thrown in between Perth and Johannesburg - I don't sleep well on planes.
Perhaps the "No Jet Lag" tablets worked?
Not knowing if I would meet any other fellow travellers at the hotel who were planning to do the same thing, I made prior arrangement the previous day (4,000 KES) with Andrew, my airport taxi driver, to take me today to see two things.
The first up was to the Langata Nature Education Centre ie the giraffe centre (700 KES) and being able to hand feed Daisy, a 18 year old endangered Rothschild giraffe. Her tongue was so rough like 60 grit sand paper ... and thank goodness that I wasn't asked to French kiss this young, tall, beautiful looking girl!
The 1 hour then spent at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Orphans Project for elephant and rhino was well worth the 300 KES or NZ 6 dollars donation.
I was more interested in the interaction by the hundreds of school children that they had with the baby elephants. The girls and some of the female teachers had lovely braided hair glistering in the sun.