Mount Kenya Horse Show

After many happy months of riding Miriam (a.k.a Charlie), the opportunity had arisen to compete.  Time had been spent exercising her and keeping her fit, with plenty of schooling both on the flat and over jumps, and we therefore entered the Mount Kenya Horse Show to be held at Timau Sports Club in Timau, some... Continue Reading →

The Maasai Mara – Part Three

The camp was on the move again.  After an uneventful night, save for the incessant grunting of the hippo, we arose reasonably early and following a hearty breakfast, we hit the road again with another epic ride through the Maasai Mara.  The ride was to be approximately 20-25 km and we rode across Nkilenya Plain... Continue Reading →

The Maasai Mara- Part Two

Even though an early night was had in preparation for our 'moving day,' it was a restless night owing to the thunderstorm and the eerie sounds of the night, including the lions roaring to each other. Their roaring was loud and booming, reverberating around the valley and sounded a little too close for comfort. It... Continue Reading →

Samburu Game Lodge (again)

Following our stay at Samburu Game Lodge back in May 2019, we enjoyed it so much we re-visited.  We travelled to Samburu National Reserve by car which took approximately 3 hours and this time, we were accompanied by Grandma Nomad and Grandpa Nomad who had flown over from England to investigate what Kenya has to... Continue Reading →

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