The evening before ascent, my friend Amedeo caught three trouts fly fishing at the lower altitudes of the Chogoria Route.
Zebras charging out in to the Mara River to cross to greener pastures. Water splashing everywhere as the animals approach the deeper part of the river.
The sun setting behind the Chyulu Hills. Was standing in the Tsavo West National Park while the sun left a trail of soft warm colors over the landscape.
Traditional Samburu housing. Branches for the walls and mud sculpted roof with thick thorn bushes around for protection against wild animals.
Lion standing in front of a thorn bush with beautiful light. After inspecting the picture it appeared the lion had a strange pattern on the fur a bit like a leopard.
Beautiful view of the Ewaso Ng’iro river in Samburu. The sun just kissing the surface of the water on a quiet afternoon.
Two giraffes nipping away on a tree with plenty of fresh sprouts. Near the Ewaso Ng’iro river in north Kenya.
Two battle hardened lions in Samburu. These two lions looks like sailors from past days with plenty of scars from fights.
Hippos mating in Mzima Springs. The hippos are very large animals and I guess that it would be difficult for them to mate outside the water. You can see the females nose sticking out of the water.
Spectacular landscape of the Buffalo Springs National Reserve. The dry bush and acacia trees and massive rock formations interrupted by small mountains makes Buffalo Springs one of the most beautiful parks in Kenya.
On top of the Chyulu Hills that feed the Mzima Springs. Way down where the clouds are, you can see the plains of the Tsavo
A large group of pelicans on the shoreline in Nakuru National Park with a backdrop of yellow fever trees.
A vulture picking flesh of a drowned Wildebeest laying dead in the swallow water near some rocks.
Weaver Bird in the process of building a nest. The Weaver Bird starts with a loop of straws as the foundation to their nests and the add straws to complete the teardrop shaped home within a few days.
Large hippo in the strong current of the Mara river. There are large herd of hippos in the Mara river, they stay in the cool water in daytime and enter land to graze when the sun sets.
Water splashing everywhere as the zebras run the last stretch to the river bank after the crossing.