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Experience the real moment

As I'm sure you will agree, we have managed to capture, through a lens, nature at its very best!

New 2015 pictures of Kenya
Tawny eagle

Samburu 2015

With every visit we see something new and this time we have an extra Samburu gallery devoted to the BIG CATS (see below).


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Cheetah

Samburu 2015 - BIG CATS

Lioness makes a kill for her pride and a lone cheetah gives her kill up to 3 jackals but only when she's finished.


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Hyena

Treetops 2015

Hyenas in the forest and Elephants by the waterhole.


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Hyena

Lake Nakuru 2015

Zebras fighting



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Kingfisher

Lake Naivasha 2015

Lots of water in the lake and lots of birds too.


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Tree Hyrax

Keekorok Lodge Waterhole - Masai Mara 2015

Hippos galore and a wonderful place to sit and watch the wildlife.


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Zebra

Masai Mara 2015

Wildlife to the Mara - there is another gallery dedicated to the Big Cats below


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Lion

Masai Mara 2015 - BIG CATS

Wildlife to the Mara - there is another gallery dedicated to the Big Cats below


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Leopard

Samburu 2014

It just gets better so this time there are 2 extra galleries devoted to Cats and Elephants


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Lioness and cub

Samburu Big Cats 2014

Just Big Cats - Leopards and Lions


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Elephants

Samburu Elephants 2014

Baby elephants browsing with the adults or playing in the water and a small group crossing a rocky outcrop in the evening sun - it doesn't get better!

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Treetops

Treetops 2014

What a treat to be able to walk a short distance to the hotel from a different angle and get close to the animals.

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Pelican

Lake Naivasha 2014

A cruise around the lake early in the morning is calm, quiet and refreshing. Lots of birds and of course hippos.

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Water buffalo

Lake Nakuru 2014

Very few flamingos but lots of other wildlife to see.

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Masai Mara 2014

Lots of birds and animals on the Mara but big cats are in another gallery as are the pictures taken at the Mara river.

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Cheetah

Masai Mara 2014 - Big Cats

Leopard, lion and cheetah!

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Zebra

Masai Mara 2014 - The Mara river

No great 'crossing' but that's the luck of the draw. We waited as long as we could and the herds walked and ran backwards and forwards but only a few crossed - too may crocs!!!

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Elephant

David Sheldrick Elephant Sanctuary 2012

Here they do a wonderful job of rescuing elephants and helping them get back to the wild. It is sad that so many need to be rescued.


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Giraffe

Giraffe Sanctuary 2012

These graceful creatures will come and feed from your hands so gently.


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Crocodile

Crocodile rescue 2012

Not just crocodiles here this place is well worth a visit.



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Giraffe

Samburu 2012

Samburu is a very special place to us and the wildlife is amazing.



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Lions

Samburu Cats 2012

Cheetahs, lions and leopards all seen. Great views of a leopard and her cub feeding.


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Hyena

Treetops 2012

A drive through the park is not to be missed with close encounters from hyenas as well as elephants and buffalo.


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White Rhino

Lake Nakuru 2012

Heavy rain meant there were very few flamingo but we had great views of rhino and other animals.


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Kingfisher

Lake Naivasha 2012

The lake was very full but we were able to land on the island and walk with the animals and birds.


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Elephant

Masai Mara 2012

The sound of zebra moving through the tall grass and wildebeest running near the river we had a fabulous time.


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Cheetah cub

Masai Mara - Big Cats 2012

A cheetah hunting and tiny cubs.



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White rhino

Nairobi National Park 2012

Big game against big city



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A taster of our 2010 trip to Kenya

See below for the new 2010 galleries of pictures taken on our latest trip to Kenya or view this gallery to see a taster - the best of the best!

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Elephant Sanctury

2010 Elephant Sanctuary, Nairobi - Kenya

The David Sheldrick Elephant sanctuary in Nairobi Kenya. A place to delight adults and children alike watching the antics of the youngsters.

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Elephant Sanctury

Elephant Sanctuary, Nairobi - Kenya

The David Sheldrick Elephant sanctuary in Nairobi Kenya is one of the most fantastic organisations I have come across, The work they do for the elephants is amazing. We always visit when we go to Kenya.
Visit The Elephant Sanctury
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Giraffe Sanctuary

2010 Giraffe Sanctuary, Nairobi - Kenya

Here you can give a giraffe a kiss!!! You can also feed them from your hand with specially provided food pellets.

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Giraffe Sanctuary

Giraffe Sanctuary, Nairobi - Kenya

These beautiful, gentle animals are so amazing to get close to. Here you are able to feed them from your hand with the specially prepared food.

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Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean, off Mombasa - Kenya

Beautiful blue sea, dolphins, clams, turtles, sea eagles and the best treat of all - hump back whales. What an awesome sight!!
Visit Pilla Pipa Boat trips

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Keekorok Lodge

Keekorok Lodge, Masai Mara - Kenya

The Lodge has it's own waterhole and viewing area - amazing for close-ups of hippos, giraffe and elephants.

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Lake Naivasha

2010 Lake Naivasha - Kenya

The lake has suffered from the drought and is smaller than it was but it still has a big population of birds and animals.

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Lake Naivasha

2010 Lake Naivasha FISH EAGLE - Kenya

Such an amazing series of pictures that they deserved their own gallery.

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Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha - Kenya

One of the highest freshwater lakes in Kenya and you can get really close to the wildlife with a trip in a narrow boat.

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Lake Nakuru

2010 Lake Nakuru - Kenya

Lake Nakuru isn't all about flamingoes - there are rhino (black and white), lions, giraffe, hyena, and many other birds and animals to wonder at.


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Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru - Kenya

From miles away the lake looks pink - it is millions of flamingoes. When you get down on the beach you can see close up how delicate they are. There are rhino and water buffalo and lions amongst others to see in this beautiful setting.


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Masi Mara

2010 Masai Mara - Kenya

Herds of elephants, black rhino family, spectacular birds and much more.

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Masi Mara

2010 Big Cats in the Masai Mara - Kenya

Lions, cubs and cheetahs.

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Masi Mara

Masai Mara - Kenya

What a truly wonderful place, Having now been twice it never fails to amaze us with its beauty and diversity of all creatures great and small.

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Samburu

2010 Samburu - Kenya

Samburu gave up her secrets again in spite of the drought and, more recently, floods.

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Samburu

Samburu - Kenya

The River, the Elephants, the Crocodiles and of course the Leopard -'beautiful' - what more can I say!

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treetops

Treetops and Outspan 2010 - Kenya

Treetops is an amazing place to visit especially if you stay up for most of the night and watch (from the rooftop terrace) the animals as they come to the waterhole.

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treetops

Treetops - Kenya

Treetops has to be one of the most incredible places to spend a night. Don't ever expect much sleep but with so many wild animals to see who cares!!! Some of the most friendly hospitality on offer in Kenya is here as well.

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