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  • The natural wonderland known as Kenya

    29. March 2010

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    The natural wonderland known as Kenya
    Spanning the equator as well as a covering the total area of a few 583,000 sq kms, which includes just about 13,600 sq kms of Lake Victoria, Kenya is incontestably striking. Oh of course she is gorgeous! The nation, which is bounded to the northern side by Sudan as well as Ethiopia, to the eastern side through the Indian Ocean as well as Somalia deserts, to the western sides by Lake Victoria and Uganda, as well as to the southern side by Tanzania, encloses approximately each of the probable countryside. In the country you will come across are golden deserts of heroic spread, rain forests of creepy-crawlies, snowman-gracious ice-caps, oppressive beaches that are lapped by means of warm waters jam-packed of fish far excessively pretty to chomp, fancy agricultural land of farmers, lush lakes as  [...]

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    Kayaking in the rivers of Central Kenya

    17. March 2010

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    Kayaking in the rivers of Central Kenya
    Kayaking or rafting on the Kenyan whitewater is one of the best thrilling experience one can get on this planet. One will taste the virgin wilderness as well as sub-tropical river basins and open desert plains in Kenya. From freshers to the experts, facilities are there for all to explore the beautiful yet unnerving rivers of Africa. Central Kenya (west of Mt Kenya) is ideal for paddlers of all levels. Tourists can enjoy the thrill on a number of rivers (most of Kenya’s rivers are formed from volcanic dykes) ranging from simple low-volume grade III runs to the highly technical medium-volume grade V creaking. The thrill: Rivers in Kenya are mostly untouched by human influence and that gives one more thrill while exploring them on kayaks or rafts. Top features: Kayaking on  major  [...]

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    Exploring the desert Lake Turkana in Kenya

    12. March 2010

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    Exploring the desert Lake Turkana in Kenya
    Lake Turkana is located at the far Northern frontier in Kenya, moreover is regarded as one of the numerous natural wonders of the world. Lake Turkana is an enormous inland sea, in addition is known to be the deserted largest lake in the world (with a total area around 6,405 sq km). This particular body of saline water is more than 250 km long, which is a little longer when compared with the complete coast of Kenya. Lake Turkana is far and wide well-known as the Jade Sea, as of the outstanding, almost luminous, color of the waters of the lake. Subsequent to a long journey all the way through the scorching deserts in addition to lava flows from Northern Kenya, the spectacle of this enormous body of dazzling turquoise water approaches as an absurd, ghostly vision. Lake Turkana is a  [...]

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    Lake Nakuru National Park Kenya

    13. January 2010

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    Lake Nakuru National Park Kenya
    Lake Nakuru is located near Masai Mara in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya in eastern Africa, about 160 km north of the national capital of Nairobi. The word ‘Nakuru’ in Masai language means ‘Dust or Dusty Place’. The Lake is listed in the Ramsar Convention of wetlands. Avian spectacle of Nakuru Lake: The lake is particularly attractive to the tourists for the innumerable fuchsia pink flamingos (sometimes numbering even two million!) that congregate here to feed on the algae, like Cyanobacteria, the popular food of the birds that is found at the lake aplenty. The sight of the birds sitting on the lake water leading to a pink cover or that when they fly together to form a pink cloud is simply amazing.The algae thrive here much owing to the warm alkaline water (Lake Nakuru is a Rift  [...]

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    Welcome To The Permanent Desert Lake Turkana, Kenya

    14. December 2009

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    Welcome To The Permanent Desert Lake Turkana, Kenya
    The place is something which you would not have even imagined in your dreams; it’s the place where you find how life forms struggle to exist. Sitting at a comfortable couch and moving in a warm luxury car you cannot figure out how difficult it is for people in some parts of the world to manage some food and decent amount of clean water to sustain their lives. This place is more and unconnected than you would from collecting the data about the closest city and nearest airport. Lake Turkana is some 466 miles from Nairobi. It is also largest alkaline lake in the world apart from being the largest permanent desert lake. The place is really hot and the lands are barren making you ponder for hours that was it really fertile and the area was amazing place to place as claimed by historians. The  [...]

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    Watamu National Marine Park: Explore The Under Water Mysteries

    9. December 2009

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    Watamu National Marine Park: Explore The Under Water Mysteries
    The Watamu National Marine Park is Kenya first and finest Marine Park; along with the Reserve system it has Mida Creek, Whale Island, and vital turtle breeding region. There are many dive sites both outside and inside the park. The Watamu National Park was established in the year 1968, covers an area of 10sq km and part of the prestigious World Biosphere Reserve recognized by the UN. Where it is located It is located at 14 miles south of Malindi, the park starts from the mouth of the Mida Creek in the southern end and stretches to Turtle Bay’s north. Features of the Watamu National Park The park has astonishing amount of coral reefs forming great biological and physical atmosphere in the region. There are around 150 species of soft and hard corals, brain corals, fan corals and  [...]

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    Masai Mara National Reserve In Kenya

    6. December 2009

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    Masai Mara National Reserve In Kenya
    Reserving Wildlife: Masai Mara National Reserve Known for its rich wildlife, Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most popular reserves in Kenya and among all, here you could be able to take a look at game population. Extended upto 1530km² in south-western Kenya, it has derived its name from the indigenous people called Masai and the nearby Mara River. The place, during the months of July to October witnesses an intense migration of many animals from the Serengeti. The place is located in the Rift Valley, and its surrounding areas are totally forested. The rolling grass land is chief attraction of the reserve and the magnificent beauty of Mara River is ultimate. Came into existence in the year 1961, the site is fairly accomplishing its duty of defending the wildlife from cruelty  [...]

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    Under The Lap Of Mount Kenya

    2. December 2009

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    Under The Lap Of Mount Kenya
    Mount Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa that destroyed by the deadliest Volcano standing at a height of 5199m i.e. 17,058 ft. It was a forest reserve located 175 km from Nairobi. But later Mount Kenya was announced as a National Park in 1949 and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. It is located 175 km from Nairobi. To create a national park on and around Mount Kenya, the Government of Kenya had four distinct reasons. To boost up the local and national economies there is a need of tourism, to preserve the biodiversity within the park, to protect it as a great scenic beauty and to safeguard the water catchments for the neighboring area. The local inhabitants respected the mountain for generations and the mountain is the official home of ‘Ngai’, the Kikuyu tribe’s  [...]

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    Experience Adventure At Amboseli National Park In Kenya

    1. December 2009

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    Experience Adventure At Amboseli National Park In Kenya
    Amboseli National Park was formally called as Maasai Amboseli Game Reserve located Kajiado District, Rift valley Province in Kenya and spread around 39,206 hectares and 8000 square kilometers across Kenya-Tanzania border. This is one of the most superlative national parks which are fascinated because of its low rainfall area. Maasai is the local tribe located here the culture of this tribe and intensive agriculture along the system of swamps which attracts the tourists from all countries. It is located 260 kilometers away from the capital city of Nairobi. Amboseli National Park is the third most visited park after Maasai Mara National Reserve and Nakuru National Park. Joseph Thompson was the first European to break through Maasai region in the year 1883. After entering the Maasai region  [...]

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