Tag Archives: Africa

Hunters

[singlepic id=87 w= h= float=center] In Samburu we also ran into a pack of 14 African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus). Some of the wild dogs’ faces were covered in blood and we assume that the pack was coming from a … Continue reading

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Encounter

[singlepic id=86 w= h= float=center] Even though we have arrived in Ethiopia already, I am still working on my backlog. This shot was also taken in Samburu. The elephant in the back is a young male that seemed to be … Continue reading

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Spotty

[singlepic id=85 w= h= float=center] Our guide Samy spotted this leopard in a tree close to the path when we were about to leave Samburu National Reserve. Whenever a car stops in the park, it doesn’t take long until more … Continue reading

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Sundowner

[singlepic id=84 w= h= float=center] This group went for a sundowner at the river. We really enjoyed the weather changes in Samburu. Compared to cool Nairobi (21 ºC at noon), Samburu was quite hot with about 33 ºC at noon. … Continue reading

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Puff adder

[singlepic id=83 w= h= float=center] On one of our tours in Samburu we encountered a traffic jam of safari vehicles, but couldn’t see why the other cars had stopped. When we finally reached the front of the line, we saw … Continue reading

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Coming, mummy

[singlepic id=82 w= h= float=center] This is another shot from Samburu. There were a lot of females with babies, which is a hopeful sign. Unfortunately, in recent years poachers killed many older elephants, both male and female, as they have … Continue reading

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Samburu

[singlepic id=81 w= h= float=center] Last Sunday we hired a car and guide Samy, who also acted as our driver, and made our way to Samburu National Reserve, a small, but beautiful park a few hours north of Nairobi. We … Continue reading

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Traveling

[singlepic id=44 w= h= float=center] Apologies for the recent lack of updates. The reason is that we started our move to California. However, before we will finish the move, we are going to be traveling through East Africa for two … Continue reading

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