Images from a ascent up Mt. Kenya in the rainy season on the rugged Naromuro route to the diminishing Lewis Glacier.
The Secretary Bird is known for its powerful legs and can easily kill small snakes and other reptiles in the tall grass.
United Nations video from the Lewis Glacier on Mount Kenya.
This Hippo did not like our presence and left the small lake with a turtle hanging on the back. The turtle did not fall off as long as I could watch the Hippo disappear in the forest.
The snow covered tops of Point Lenana and Batian on a clear, cold morning near Shipton’s Camp on Mount Kenya.
Small playful baby elephant covered in dark mud rubbing against an old dead tree in Tsavo East National Park
Looking down the Rift Valley with acacia trees in the foreground and undulated semi-dry plains and hills in the background.
At Point Lenana on a very cold morning with the sun just coming up and out of the clouds. 4985 meters above sea level.
Elephant with a very dark patch of mud on one side. It nearly looks like oil but is in fact dark mud. The elephants have sensitive skin and love to cover themselves in sun screen made of mud. This image is taken close to the Galana river that snakes it way trough the very dry landscape in Tsavo East National Park.
A hippo is a quite aggressive animal and you have to be careful if you encounter one on land. Big with teeth as sharp as knives, if possible stay away.
The moon rising over the savanna in Meru northern Kenya. Sometimes the moon looks very big when hanging near the horizon beaming with warm yellow light.
A female cheetah sitting near her two young cubs on the open grasslands near the Mara river.
A tiny did did antelope standing in the warm sunlight on a pristine afternoon in Tsavo west.
A pair of jackals has just woken up after a slumber, probably disturbed by our presence. It did not last long as they left shortly into the tall grass and disappeared out of sight.
Two vultures train spotting from a large acacia tree on the savanna.
The characteristic Red-billed Oxpecker sitting right on the face of a buffalo. It looks like the buffalo don’t even notice the bird.