First glimpse of Kenya from EK719 from Dubai to Nairobi.
The kitchen at "Carnivore" Nairobi.
A "friendly checkpoint" outside our hotel in Nairobi.
A matuta decorated with (a) soccer (b) religion.
At the David Sheldrick Wildlife Sanctuary in Nairobi, home to orphaned elephants. Angela and the keepers are laying out the feeding bottles prior to the arrival of the baby elephants.
And here come the babies, some as young as 4 weeks.
An interloper, a 14 month old rhino, thinks about joining the party.
4 week old baby elephant.
Baby elephant learning to use its trunk. The keepers said that when elephants are young they often fall over their own trunks until they learn how to keep them out of the way.
Visitors can come in to the Wildlife Centre once a day for an hour and there were lots of people there making the most of the chance to get up close to the elephants.
Time for the babies to go home and let the older elephants have the limelight.
Keeper and one of the babies.
Young black rhino and his keepers.
And on the right we have my nomination for the Most Inappropriate Footwear To Wear To An Elephant Sanctuary.
Looking into the Rift Valley.
My eyes, how they burn! This shop appears to have been painted using leftover paint from all of Kenya's Zain telecom shops.
Candelabra trees in the Kenya countryside.
Lake Naivasha shoreline.
Lake Naivasha. Considering this was taken on my little Canon camera, I'm really pleased with this shot.
Lake Naivasha, Kenya
Green Crater; the bark of these trees was an olive green shade.
On a walking safari in the Green Crater National Park with a passing giraffe in the background.
Breakfast time for a young giraffe.
Impala enjoying a quiet morning in the Green Crater, Kenya.
Giraffe youngster in the Green Crater.
Inside the Green Crater.
The lethal thorn of the acacia tree. Somehow giraffes manage to wrap their tongues around the branches and remove the leaves without being hurt by the thorns. I now know from experience that the thorns easily pierce the soles of jandals.
Hippos. More people are killed by hippos that any other animal in Africa. I'm glad I found that out *after* we puttered around Lake Naivasha in the little boat.
Stork, Lake Naivasha
On Lake Naivasha, a stranded jetty showing the drop in water level over the past few years.
Pelicans on Lake Naivasha.
Tuk-tuks in Nakuru township.
Flamingos by the acre on Lake Nakuru.
Out for a stroll in the Lake Nakuru National Park.
Rhino family at Lake Nakuru.
Rhino mother and baby, Lake Nakuru National Park.
Stork and vultures feed on the remains of a buffalo.
Vultures in a tree.
Roadsign in Lake Nakuru National Park.
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