Africa

Kenya

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SamburuPart 1 & Part 2

Samburu National Reserve is located five hours north of Nairobi. This northern landscape is dry and the savanna is broken by mountain slopes. The reserve was established in 1948 and is home to the ‘special five’, the Reticulated Giraffe, Beisa Oryx, Grevy’s Zebra, Gerenuk and Somali Ostrich, as well as more than 400 species of birds. more…

 

 

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Buffalo Springs

Buffalo Springs is located to the south of Samburu National Reserve and occupies an area of 131 square kilometres. The park was originally part of the Samburu reserve, though became a separate entity in 1963. Buffalo Springs is characterised by thin claylike soil that supports a cover of open grasslands, attracting Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and Grant’s Gazelle. more…

 

 

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Masai MaraPart 1 & Part 2

The Masai Mara Game Reserve spans 1,510 square kilometers and is claimed to have Kenya’s greatest density of wildlife, including the famous ‘big five’. From August to October wildebeest swarm into the mara bringing with them the big cats, though this by no means that to travel outside of the migration is a disappointment, if anything it is far from it! more…

 

 

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Nairobi

Nairobi founded in 1989 has rapidly increased becoming the economic, commercial and transport hub of East Africa. For most people it is a quick stop over rather than a destination, however the city boasts many tourist attractions, from museums and galleries to nightclubs and casinos, and even its own National Park only 7km south west of the city. more…

 

 

Zambia

Image 1.0South LuangwaPart 1, Part 2 & Part 3

South Luangwa National Park set along the banks of the Luangwa River in eastern Zambia is best known for the walking safari. The park has the added bonus of permitting night drives allowing visitors to experience the nocturnal world of South Luangwa. The park is set in a remote area of Zambia, however a short 70 minute flight from Lusaka can whisk you to this safari paradise. more…

 

 

Mauritius

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Mauritius

The tropical island of Mauritius located off the southeast coast of Africa ranges from white sand beaches with coral reefs offshore to sugar cane fields and jungle covered mountains inland. Due to Mauritius being a tropical island we found the weather is slightly unreliable, one minute it will be a beautiful day the next you’ll be in the middle of tropical rainstorm! more…

3 thoughts on “Africa

  1. Each one of these stunning photos is like an enticing portal into another world. I will enjoy opening them…..especially as I am a real home lover and not inclined to travel further than my Kitchen Garden. Thank you for being my eyes into the big wide world……Karen

    • Hi Karen, I’m really pleased you are enjoying looking through my different posts, I am soon to start posting my recent visit to Tanzania, having so far have only posted a few tasters through my ‘Friday Postcard’ feature. I greatly enjoyed visiting your site yesterday as I love to cook and garden in my free time, your detail photos are fantastic.

      • Thank you so much. I was telling a friend about your elephant photos today! I am good at detail, but I really flounder when it comes to the big stuff. I could never take photos the way you do. They are amazing.

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