Kenya, Nairobi and the Great Rift Valley.

August 12, 2012 Dear Friends, Last week we did the Nairobi tourist trek.  We drove to Lake Nahuru, on the floor of the Great Rift Valley on Tuesday.  It is what is called a  “soda lake.”  It usually hosts about a million (literally)  flamingos.  However, with larger than normal rainfall the lake has become more “sweet” diluting the brine in which tiny shrimp, flamingo food, live.  … Continue reading Kenya, Nairobi and the Great Rift Valley.

Wildebeest Migration, Kenya

August 6, 2012 Nairobi, Kenya Dear Friends, Sometimes the much awaited second novel or record album (am I showing my age?) is a disappointment, the first was so good.  Suzi had some fears that if we returned to the Mara after the wonderful safari of discovery we had last April it would be like a second novel.  I shared some of those apprehensions but wanted … Continue reading Wildebeest Migration, Kenya