Janet A Wilson

KENYA

  • Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest mountain and the highest single free-standing mountain above sea level in the world. It’s actually a dormant volcano.
  • Flamingoes at Lake Nakuru are known for their light pink plumage and long necks.
  • Thousands of lesser flamingos—known for their light pink plumage and long necks.
  • Marabou storks are the most enormous, standing 150cm (5ft) tall with a wingspan of 2.6m (8 &1/2ft.)
  • Pelican flying off
  • Pelicans and flamingos together at the lake
  • Thousands of flamingos, a world of pink.
  • Rhino threatening to charge us.
  • Tom is buying buns in the market. We bought fresh bread or buns daily.
  • Preparing to head north to Ethiopia. Getting out maps from containers on top of land Cruiser.
  • Camping at a lodge in Isiola. The owners of the lodge told us how to proceed.
  • Heading north to Ethiopia, driving on the “most dangerous road in Africa”
  • Dry river beds. Villagers and cattle were seeking water.

 

  • Cattle carcass in a desolate, dry land.
  • Stopping to help the stuck car. We pushed it to help start it.
  • We were camping at Marsabit, the halfway point of the road north, when we discovered that our spare gas tank was leaking fuel.
  • A mechanic at the garage is determining where the leak is coming from.
  • Welding and repairing fuel tank.
  • The local mechanics are inspecting our fuel tank.
  • Repair job, where they repaired the leak.
  • Replacing fuel back into our spare fuel tank.
  • The kid is playing with a hand-made toy.
  • The mechanics who worked on our vehicle
  • Camel herders alongside the road.
  • Arriving safely at the Ethiopian border