Monthly Archive: September 2012

BLIND WOMAN CLIMBS MT KILIMANJARO

BLIND WOMAN CLIMBS MT KILIMANJARO

From JAMES LANKA, in Moshi. LINDA Gaitskell  (56), a ‘total blind woman’ from London UK is not a sailor. But still she have a right to shout: “Ahoy there!” because she managed to reach...

AMBOSELI – A MIRACLE TOO FAR? EXCERPT 1 – To Suffer Progress

AMBOSELI – A MIRACLE TOO FAR? EXCERPT 1 – To Suffer Progress

Amboseli – A Miracle too far ? Excerpt 1    ‘To Suffer Progress’ In 1906 the British administration created the Southern Game Reserve which covered a large part of southern Kenya and included the area...

THE MAASAI AND THE MARA – AN INVESTOR’S PERSPECTIVE

THE MAASAI AND THE MARA – AN INVESTOR’S PERSPECTIVE

An Investor’s Perspective Q: What are the key changes that you would make to the management of the Massai Mara? A: number 1: The first change would be to raise the Mara’s status so...

MARRYING INTO CHEESE – FOREIGNERS

MARRYING INTO CHEESE – FOREIGNERS

Marrying into Cheese An American cheesemonger settles in Limuru, Kenya and produces some of Africa’s finest cheese.   Two years ago, Andrew and Delia Stirling lived in Phoenix, Arizona. He sold electronics while she...

NARRATIVE OF VISIT TO OLE SEKI

NARRATIVE OF VISIT TO OLE SEKI

“Ladies and gentlemen welcome on board Safari link, on our flight to Ol Seki located on the western side of the vast Maasai Mara game reserve,” said our pilot. His bombing voice over the...

LURED BY THE MAGIC OF THE TREEHOUSE

LURED BY THE MAGIC OF THE TREEHOUSE

By Peninah Gakii Prior to the much-hyped Valentine’s day, many hotels, lodges and tour companies showered mainstream media with advertisements on myriad offers for the lovers day all with the “dine and wine” theme....

LEDAMA OLEKINA LIFE STORY

LEDAMA OLEKINA LIFE STORY

Kakuya tadamu oloosho lee maa nimirikino aikata ajo kemayiana enkaina naishooyoo,’’ (My grandson remember where you have come from and never forget that the hand that gives is blessed), an aging Tata Kina Olenchoshoi...

FOUR-LEGGED LIBERATORS

FOUR-LEGGED LIBERATORS

FOUR-LEGGED LIBERATORS – BY JESSICA SILBER The village of Nizalies deep in thePfukwe Corridor, ararely-visited region in the Gaza Province of Mozambique. It sits amid scrubby brush in the rural landscape, alongside a railroad...

THE MIRACLE MORINGA PLANT

THE MIRACLE MORINGA PLANT

BY STEVE MBOGO With a few-days-old baby on her laps crying for mother’s milk that did not flow, Elizabeth Mbogo was getting to a near desperation stage when her husband decided to bring home...

LETTER FROM NEW YORK – THE FINE ETTIQUETTE OF ROAD TRIPPING

LETTER FROM NEW YORK – THE FINE ETTIQUETTE OF ROAD TRIPPING

Henry’s driving terrified me. I don’t scare easily. But there is something about a battered red semi-trailer barreling down on you at an aggregate speed of a couple hundred kilometers per hour while a...