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    Kayaking in the rivers of Central Kenya

    Wednesday, March 17, 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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    Watamu National Marine Park: Explore The Under Water Mysteries

    Wednesday, December 9, 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

    Sunday, December 6, 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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    Experience Adventure At Amboseli National Park In Kenya

    Tuesday, December 1, 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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