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East African Landscapes

By Stuart Butler

Golden, sun-blessed grasslands spotted with flat-topped acacia trees might be the common image of East Africa, but this huge region contains an endlessly diverse array of landscapes that range from beaches of snowflake white sands to high altitude glaciers, lakes the breadth of oceans and humid rainforests haunted by the echoing yelps of chimpanzees.

The following images reveal something of East Africa’s extraordinary range of landscapes and wildlife habitats.

10 Things I Want People to Know about Kenya – Dereck Joubert

Ten things I want people to know about Kenya.
By Dereck Joubert

This could be titled ‘Why I love Kenya’ so be ready for some unabashed positive messages about the country.

I keep coming across people who ask me if it’s safe in Kenya, and while at first I was surprised, having lived for some time in Johannesburg in South Africa, later I realized that people are reading the Kenyan situation all wrong. If you hang out in any bad neighborhood bad stuff is going to happen.

May news – ol Donyo Lodge, Kenya

A lone bull crosses the plains, heading for the ol Donyo waterhole. (Photo: Walter Kolon)

May should have been a month of dramatic storms and heavy downpours, but sadly we have not had much of a rainy season so far – more of a “gentle drizzle”! So we are keeping our fingers crossed that we may get some late rain in June to fill the waterholes out on the plains and top up our tanks.

January 2014 News – ol Donyo Lodge, Kenya

The start of the traditional Maasai Wedding ceremony of our staff member Jackson…. Where the January celebration began.

The entrance in to 2014 has been an eventful, rewarding and celebratory one!

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