Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Most Amazing Nose in the World

The majestic elephant is by far the largest known animal on land living. It also has the longest recorded gestation period (22 months)…and the list about this marvel of creation is nearly endless. But that is not all that is … Continue reading

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“We Need More Resources” Demands Najib Balala

The Minister for Tourism, Honourable Najib Balala wants more resources for his ministry to enable it effectively promote tourism in the country. The Tourism Minister revealed that his ministry had been allocated US$ 8million which he said is not enough … Continue reading

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Of Craters and Caves In Mt. Suswa

Author:Alphaxad Only 50 km from Nairobi, it is described by many as the best day trip from Kenya’s capital, this little known yet massive double cratered volcano is located very close to it’s well known sister, Mt. Longonot. Though unimpressive … Continue reading

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Ever Made A Trip to The Chalbi Desert in a Land Cruiser?

The Chalbi desert is considered one of the most inhospitable places to live in in the whole of Kenya.  Yet this is home to the Gabbra and the Rendille. Here in this desert, temperatures can rise to 50 degrees and … Continue reading

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The Camel: The Amazing Wonder of the Desert

The camel, also known as the ‘Ship of the Desert’, is one of the hardiest animals alive. In the world, camels exist either as Bactrian or Dromedaries. Bactrian camels have two humps while the dromedaries have one. Camels can travel … Continue reading

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Escaping From the Jaws of a Nile Crocodile: Things You Must Know

The Nile crocodile is a ferocious killing machine regarded as the largest crocodilian in Africa and only the second largest crocodilian after the saltwater crocodile. The male crocodile can measure up to 11.5 sometimes 16 feet long (3.5 to 5 … Continue reading

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How To Survive an Attack From an African Lion

The chances that you would get attacked by an African lion in the wild are very low but the possibility that this can happen is very real. Many people believe that one cannot survive an attack by a lion – … Continue reading

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