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AMBOSELI – A MIRACLE TOO FAR – EXCERPT 4 – ‘New Hope’

AMBOSELI – A MIRACLE TOO FAR – EXCERPT 4 – ‘New Hope’

Excerpt  No. 4  ‘New Hope’   There is light on the horizon for Amboseli, for there are descendants from the older more genuine Maasai families—the ones who produced the leaders in the past—who still...

AMBOSELI – A MIRACLE TOO FAR? – EXCERPT 2 – ‘Dust Clouds Gather’

AMBOSELI – A MIRACLE TOO FAR? – EXCERPT 2 – ‘Dust Clouds Gather’

Excerpt 2   ‘Dust Clouds Gather’   In the 1950s The Kisongo Maasai had watched the growing number of visitors to Amboseli with a mixture of interest and apprehension. Many were inquisitive to see the...

AMBOSELI – A MIRACLE TOO FAR? EXCERPT 3 – ‘The Slippery Slope’

AMBOSELI – A MIRACLE TOO FAR? EXCERPT 3 – ‘The Slippery Slope’

Excerpt 3 ‘The Slippery Slope’   (1,516 words)   From November 1948, when it was first gazetted, up to January 1961, Amboseli National Reserve covered an area of approximately 1,250 square miles ( 3,237 square...

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...