Jambo Kenya

Cheers Pub  Three lovely locals - Cheers pub - Mombasa - August 2006 Mombasa  Famous streetsign at Mombasa, the main coastal city in East Kenya - August 2006 Fort Jesus  Children playing football at Fort Jesus - Mombasa - August 2006 Village chief  Local tribes man - Aigist 2006
Masai girl  Sweet Masai girl - August 2006 Masai girl  Who can resist buying some handmade bracelet from this sweet girl ? - Kenya - August 2006 Two tribes  Two tribesmen - Luo meets Belgian tribe - August 2006 Eddy & Fauzia  Tasting some kind of local brew - very strong abd sharp - Kenya -2006
Going Local  Leading me around in their village - August 2006 Eagle  You'll see heaps of birds on a safari too - Among them the martial eagle, hooded vulture, black kite, the tawny eagle and many more - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 Hyena  Hyenas are very noisy at night and have very strong teeth - Pictured here are a mother and her babies - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 Gnu or Wildebeest  July and august is the period to follow the migration of the wildebeest - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006
Marabous  African baboon sharing a tree with a few marabous - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 Hippos  Because of their thiny skin, hippo's spend their daytime in the water - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 Marabous  A group of marabou's on top of a tree at sunrise - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 Ballooning  A spectacular way of spotting wildlife is from the convenience of an airballoon. Usually done early morning while the sun is rising, ending with a champagne breakfast - Masai Mara - August 2006
Kori Bustards  Lots of bridlife to be spotted as well at the Masai Mara National Park - August 2006 Eland Antilope  Pasing a group of Eland Antilopes - Masai Mara - August 2006 Sunrise  This view was offered daily at sunrise from the David Livingstone Nature Lodge - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 Lions  A group of lions returning back after a night of hunting - Masai Mara - August 2006
Masai Mara  A local Masai village as seen from the air - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 Airstip  About to take off to Masai Mara National Park - August 2006 Elephants  Elephants can be seen in different types of landscape but most often near trees - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 The Lion sleeps tongiht  Simba taking a nap - Masai Mara National Park - August 2006
Cheetah  With a bit of luck, a leopard can be spotted in the Masai. They hunt at night and usually take a nap during the day in a shady place - August 2006 Masai Mara Ntl Reserve  Sunrise often presents very colourful and beautiful at Masai Mara National Reserve - Kenya - August 2006 White Rhino  Although not really white coloured, this is the Whitte Rhino - Masai Mara Ntl Reserve - August 2006 White Rhino  Coming dangerously close to our vehicle - White Rhino - Masai Mara - August 2006
Giraffe  The Masai Mara National Reserve is undoubtful one of the best places on earth to observe a variety of wildlife - August 2006 Hi folks  This high fella came so close to oour open jeep that I had to look up to see him - August 2006 Elephants  When they are with a baby elephant, it is wise not to get to close to take that perfect picture - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 Who's watching who  The biggest land animal in the world with a height of 3 meter and a weight up to 5 tons - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006
Elegancy  The length of a male giraffe can be up to 5.2 meter - August 2006 Duikers  There are 16 different kinds of duikers to be seen in Africa and they all look alike - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 Lions  The biggest African carnivore is the lion. The male can weight up to 250 kg while the female just 150 kg - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 Lions  The king of the jungle - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006
Topis  Topis wandering around on the steppes of the Masai Mara - August 2006 Giraffe  Finding some shade is hard in this region - Masai Mara - August 2006 Marabou's  Marabou's can have a wingspan of 150cm and are not only enormous but also one of the ugliest birds, this side of the equator - Masai Mara - August 2006 Masai tribes  The Masai are the most wellknown tribe of East Africa - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006
Jumping the Masai way  Learning the straight jumping skill where Masai are most famous for - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 Masai Mara  To the hilarity of the friendly locals bu I learn quick - Masai Mara - August 2006 Masai People  Young Masai ladies - August 2006 Masai locals  Mother and child - Masai Mara National Park - August 2006
Masai family  A weird custom....after they died, bodies are layed in open fields so that the remains can be eaten by hyenas - Masai Mara - Kenya - August 2006 Wildebeest Migration  1 million animals are about continously trekking through the Serengeti system. A loop of about 800 km - Masai Mara - August 2006 Migration of the Wildebeest  Gnu's, Zebra's, Elands,... all gather together to cross the Mara river during the annual migration from Serengeti to Masai Mara - August 2006 Migration-4  The annual migration of the gnu's is one of the most spectacular phenomena in the world - Masai Mara - August 2006
Migration  What are you looking for ? - August 2006 Mombasa  A look into Mombasa's old quarter - Kenya - August 2006 Ostrich  During one of the Safaris, I spotted this Ostrich whos eggs can weigh over 1kg - August 2006 White Rhino  The Rhino's are under the protection of the gouvernment and are guarded by local rangers 24 hours a day - August 2006
Tembo Disco  Dancing the night away, Tembo Disco - Mombasa - Kenya - August 2006 Tembo Disco  With Brenda and An on a night out at the most popular nightspot of Kenya, Tembo Disco - August 2006 Zebra  Sociable animals which often gather in large herds. The Swahili name means "striped donkey" - Masai Mara - August 2006 Elephant  Largest and heaviest living land mammals, live in family groups and gather in herds for migration - August 2006