ENAJA’S BLOG

Day 3: Election Day

As always I got up about 5 this morning. We really have no plans as this is "the day". First thing I noticed when stepping out into the garden was that there was absolutely no human noise. As in any major huge international capitol, there are traffic noises,...

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Day 2 – August 2017

You all know how I say that it is the things that go a little off that make the best stories? Let's just say that I think it will take a while to tell the stories from the first few days alone! On with the events of Day 2: It was a leisurely morning of expecting our...

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Nairobi: August 2017 – Arrived Safe and Sound

Finally here....immigration was a zoo. The new "envisa" was supposed to speed things up, but issues in my arrival terminal meant it took over an hour to get through the line and through immigration. It's all part of the experience. We got to the hotel and...

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Big Cat Research!

Check out this itinerary to see what we're doing now. From Nairobi to Mt. Kenya and the Mara, the real treat is spending two weeks at the Big Cat Research Center learning about and getting up close to Kenya's majestic animals.  

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More about 2017

More about the once in a lifetime trip in 2017: In Zimbabwe we'll stay at one of the few remaining 5-star colonial hotels just a short walk away from the amazing Victoria Falls. So much to do and see in Victoria Falls town - one of my favorite activities is an...

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New Safari for 2017: Whales, Sharks, Game, and More

Some exciting news! A fabulous trip in 2017 for SCUBA divers and non-divers alike! We are going to South Africa to dive with (maybe get a PADI certification) the Great Whites, see the breaching sharks, watch (snorkel with) whales; and, if that isn't enough, we'll dive...

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Last Day(s)

The last couple of days have been the last couple of days....haha. Filled with EARLY morning departures for game drives, bush breakfasts, back to camp for too large lunches before heading out on more game drives. We have seen game large and small, flying and in/under...

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Days on the Mara

Take heart folks, the trip is almost over so you won't have to worry about deleting but about two more emails from me. Aren't you glad? This morning started very early as we beat the crowds out onto the savannah. We did a quick run by the Mara River to see if the...

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September 21 To the Mara

Have just a little bit of wifi and I know that doesn't make geek sense, but it does to me so this is a short and sweet update. After saying goodbye to Longonot Ranch and the baby Thompsons gazelle, we drove about 2 1/2 hours to Narok - a very typical tourist path...

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On to Naivasha – Sept 20

After a wonderful breakfast cooked over charcoal (the only cooking method available) and saying our sad good-byes, we left for a drive back through Nairobi and on to Lake Naivasha. Here we had a "brief" visit at another orphanage to distribute some goodies for them....

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Sept 19 – to Nairobi and on to Emali

Egads, what an early start to this day...at the airport by 4am but the good thing is that we get to Nairobi by around 730 so won't have to waste the day. The Nairobi airport has recovered from the fire a couple of years ago and is now a really "modern" facility and...

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