After a few days in a tent it was nice to have a country club lunch
Kazuri is the Swahili word for “small and beautiful” Kazuri Beads was founded in 1975 as a small workshop creating handmade ceramic beads, employing two local single mothers. The mission of Kazuri Beads is: To provide and sustain employment opportunities for disadvantaged members of Kenyan society, especially Single Motherhood women, and in order to achieve…
Glamping or glamorous camping is probably the best way to describe where we were for a majority of this vacation. Gate 1 Travel did a great job of mixing up hotels, starting with the Radisson Blu Nairobi Upper Hill and more rustic locations in the national reserves with a hotel and lodge in the middle….
Samburu National Reserve is located in the Rift Valley alongside the Ewaso Nyiro River and covers an area of 165km and hosts a large variety of wildlife. Our Jeep mates for the entire trip were Lance, Sabrina, and Tristan from Denton Texas and Karen from California. We had an awesome time with them, and the…
Lunch Break in a Sacred Fig Tree with farm raised trout
Samburu morning game drive
Our awesome first dinner with Gate 1 Travel in Kenya
The elephant and rhino orphanage in Nairobi Kenya was founded in 1977 by Dr Daphne Sheldrick in memory of her late husband David Sheldrick who was a world famous naturalist. They are the most successful elephant orphanage in the world. To learn more about the orphanage you can click this link. In addition to rescuing…
Chuck’s dream of a lifetime!
Kenyan restaurant with roasted meats