Day 323: It Is All About The Elephants

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Tues. 2nd July 2013 Both pachyderms and the one we are not talking about, Mount Kilimanjaro which looms above us wherever we go. The climb is now getting real for Dave and in only a matter of days Steve will …

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Day 322: Is This The Way To Amboseli?

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Mon. 1st July 2013 I think I now know how Frodo felt as he approached Mordor. My date with my own Mount Doom (or Kilimanjaro as the rest of the world calls it) is getting steadily closer. Today we drove …

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Day 321: Up Up And Away…

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Sun. 30th June 2013 In my beautiful balloon. At last, the day of our balloon safari has arrived with yet another pre-dawn start, but we don’t mind we’ve been wanting to do this for around 30 years. We head off …

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Day320: I Taught I Taw A Puddy Tat

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Sat. 29th June 2013 We only have two complete days in the Masai Mara. As we have our balloon flight booked for tomorrow, today is our only chance for an early morning game drive. Paul wants us to get off …

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Day 319: A Very Close Encounter

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Fri. 28th June 2013 As we left Nairobi at 7am we passed many locals walking from the outskirts into town for work. Those not walking were waiting to pile into the many minibuses or local buses of which there many …

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Day 318: Bonus Country

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Thur. 27th June 2013 Kenya will be the 28th, and final, country that we visit on our trip. Though, when we left home, we hadn’t expected to be here at all. Instead, we get to visit it twice albeit that …

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