Kenya trip

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Stephen Burfield's trip to Kenya July 2011

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Kenya trip

  1. 1. Kenya Trip
  2. 2. Map of Africa
  3. 3. Map of Kenya
  4. 4. Facts about Kakamega• Kakamega is a town in western Kenya.• It lies about 30 km north of the Equator.• It is the provincial headquarters of Western Province.• It is also headquarters to the Kakamega District which isone of the eight districts of Western Province.• The town has a population of approx 98,000.• Kakamega is 52 km north of Kisumu and is the thirdlargest city in Kenya and a port city on Lake Victoria.
  5. 5. Facts about Kakamega•Kakamega Forest is the main •Another attraction is the Cryingtourist destination in the area. Stone of Ilesi located along the highway towards Kisumu. It is a 40 metres high rock dome resembling a human figure whose "eyes" drop water.
  6. 6. Lake Nakuru National Park• Lake Nakuru National Park (188 km², 73mi²), created in 1961 around Lake Nakuru, near Nakuru Town.• It is best known for its thousands, sometimes millions of flamingos nesting along the shores.• The surface of the shallow lake is often hardly recognizable due to the continually shifting mass of pink.• The number of flamingos on the lake varies with water and food conditions and the best vantage point is from Baboon Cliff.• Also of interest is an area of 188 km (116 mi) around the lake fenced off as a sanctuary to protect Rothschild giraffes, black rhinos and white rhinos, gazelles, lions, cheetahs and leopards.

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