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The Story of The Mvule Boat

Google Earth is a wonderful thing. It shows you areas that you would never have known existed and allows world exploration from the comfort of your…

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Mangroves in the Midst

The dhow’s bow slices through the glassy green surface sending ripples with blue crests into the mangal – mangrove biome – that makes up the evergreen…

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On The Isles of Lamu

I love being in Lamu. Hopping out of the Airkenya aircraft and on to the dhow to sail us to Lamu Stone Town on the famed…

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For a Whale Song

The animal kingdom is full of stories of migration – from humans leaving Africa to populate the earth, to birds flying up and down the continents,…

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Exploring the Varied Landscapes of Shaba

Riverside campsites, crystal-clear springs and waterfalls. The 240sq.km reserve forms part of a much larger ecosystem that includes Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves, but Shaba…

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Lest we Forget

November 2018 will be the centenary of World War One. Britons, South Africans, Indians and Germans are lying side by side but of the many more…

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The Njemps of Baringo

“The first man who came to live in this island was a fisherman,” says Peter Leweri, my guide for the day as he started the speedboat.…

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Red Giants

For almost all my life spent in Nairobi, Voi town in the Taita-Taveta County of the former Coast province was only a short stop over on…

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