Monthly Archives: December 2013

A return to Simonside

Quite by chance we made a return visit to Simonside, near Rothbury, exactly a year after our last trip.  This year the weather wasn’t quite so kind although we did get a bit of sun on the first part of … Continue reading

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Labentera: the village

We spent a lot of time while away looking at the wildlife and the issues that it faces but often this is intimately tied up with the people and communities that live alongside.  There are few places where this link … Continue reading

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Labentera: the wildlife

Our next move wasn’t very far; we remained in the Maasai Mara though outside the Game Reserve.  The small village of Labentera is set a little way off the main Narok road.  Our accommodation here was a camp site set … Continue reading

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