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The Monkeys of Mt. Kenya

The afternoon after we climbed Mt. Longonot, we arrived at Nakuru Conservancy and went on our first game drive of the trip! Finally, we were able to open the roofs and stand in our vans. We explored Nakuru and were treated to the sight of owls, cape buffalo, waterbucks, grey crowned cranes, and our very…

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cg336    January 18th, 2016    Kenya archive    , ,


A Hell of a good time

We’ve now been in Kenya for 4 days, learning all about East African wildlife and enjoying the spectacular views. None more so than Hell’s Gate National Park, which happens to be the inspiration for Pride Rock in the Lion King. It was not difficult to see why, with gorgeous scenery and wildlife abundant, it was…

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nrs208    January 9th, 2016    Kenya archive    , ,


Are field courses expensive?

In short? Yes, yes they are. But they can be affordable within a student loan if you are sensible and they are most definitely worth it! I fully admit I am biased towards University of Exeter. I did my undergraduate degree here and honestly didn’t seriously consider moving anywhere else to do my Masters. The…

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jab239    December 19th, 2014    Kenya archive    , , ,