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"WE'RE THE MOWER!"

Will be updating to coinside with my sept 2004,june 2005,oct 2005 visit soon.Then again, maybe not.
I had ELEPHANT charged in TSAVO
WEST 2001. TSAVO EAST,2002!
These were not mock-charges!!
If our truck got stuck in any way.
Say goodbye to our LAND-ROVER!!
I said even on my first trip to KENYA.
The ELEPHANTS temperament in
KENYA is more aggressive than in
ZIMBABWE! They are either afraid
or angry at the trucks! Some though,
just quietly and slowly walk away.
Hoping they haven't been seen.
Some, don't mind being looked at!
Just do it quietly and slowly. Be realy to get out of there!!
The KENYA 10/01 trip was just after our 9/11!! There wasn't anything going to stop me from going!! I don't care!! But the first KENYA safari was not better than ZIMBABWE. Just different! Some strange insects. An
ELEPHANT charge. A lioness wanting to jump into our truck.LIONS
in camp. ElEPHANTS just outside camp!! BIG-FIRES! Many HYENA
feeding!! Great SUN-SETS!!
KENYA 9/02!
WAS THE BEST YET! I will admit!
TIME with the KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE! Two ELEPHANT charges.
More LION / ELEPHANTS near camp. We had IMPALA. BABOON, VERVITS, WATER-BUCK, ELEPHANTS & GIRAFFE in or near camp. Two major WILDERBEAST
crossings at the MARA-RIVER.
ARDVARK, of all things! Many dead
bodies, and bones this year!! We
even saw what they called TANZANIAN LIONS We took a ride to the TANZANIAN BORDER!
BIG-FIRES, GREAT FOOD! THE BEST CREW IN KENYA!!
The color photo TSAVO-EAST 2002.
The black n white TSAVOWEST 2001.








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Friday, March 12, 2004







Jumbo project
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I commend the Government and Kenya Wildlife Service for starting the elephant translocation project.

It is easy for man to crush, kill and destroy. It takes much bigger men to work on a great plan like this one.

Accept nature as it is and work around nature.

I love Tsavo and next time I visit, I would love to see huge herds of elephants. I cannot imagine that Kenya had 170,000 elephants 40 years ago. What an awesome sight that must have been.



David Wilson,
USA

"WHEN LIONS MISS A MEAL!!

In TSAVO-WEST 2001. We waited
for almost 1hr. for something to happen. We stayed away hoping
the LIONS will have a chance at
ZEBRA. There were 3 females 1 male. It's really hot, the ZEBRA saw
them and the LIONS are upset! So,
when we backed up to get some pics. The head LIONESS was not pleased. As you could see by her look she wanted us! She really
lunged 2 times at us. At the same time snapping her tail on the ground! When she lunged the 2nd
time. James pulled me down and we drove off a bit. Time to have a:
TUSKER BEER!!!

"NEAR-MISS"

The KENYA 10/02 safari! On the way to DREAM CAMP, TALEK RIVER!
My driver and I saw HYENA chase
around WILDERBEAST! Next we saw this LIONESS use our truck for
cover and go after this ZEBRA in the low water!! I have shots of all this!
On this 2001 safari I saw a few LION chases! I won't say just yet if the ZEBRA got caught! I'll save that for the T-LOG!!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:PLENTY of game! Good drivers. EXCITING!!
  • Cons:Sometimes, other travelers can be FOOLISH!
  • In a nutshell:PEOPLE NEED TO KEEP VISITING!!
  • Last visit to Kenya: Sep 2004
  • Intro Updated Jan 18, 2006
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  • ms_maya's Profile Photo
    May 20, 2006 at 4:03 PM

    David, my trip to Kenya was a longgg time ago. I will try and dig out some pictures and put them on my website some day. The pictures on your page are fantastic, loved them all. Maya X PEACE

  • VeronicaG's Profile Photo
    Jan 18, 2006 at 3:42 PM

    All I can say is "wow"...

  • hotsauce28's Profile Photo
    Sep 11, 2005 at 7:49 PM

    i'm gonna make a t-shirt!! that's very cool, tx!

  • Geisha_Girl's Profile Photo
    Jul 8, 2005 at 5:17 PM

    Hujambo, Hujambo bwana. Habari gani, nzuri sana? Wageni, mwakaribishwa....Tanzania yetu. Hakuna matata. Wimbo-we, Baba!!!! ;-))) (Repeat chorus)

  • alusru's Profile Photo
    May 21, 2005 at 11:55 AM

    David, you can use my pages to send them to your tour op. All the underwater shots you can find in my Shanzu pages. I am honored that you like my stuff ... yours is amazing and I will need a lot of time to see them all. Ursula

  • Efrika's Profile Photo
    Jan 1, 2005 at 11:57 AM

    what, horoscopes? ;)

  • europalover's Profile Photo
    Apr 25, 2004 at 6:12 AM

    hi david, wow, absolutely amazing pictures. you must be a photographer! i hope you work with national geographic! never been to africa (well, apart from northern africa) but would love to go :) cheers! d.

  • snoopycat's Profile Photo
    Mar 22, 2004 at 5:44 PM

    Hey, safar! Terrific!! I'm so glad they published your views. It's good to know we're not the only ones that care about elephants. Hope they have a safe journey.

  • ncfg's Profile Photo
    Mar 20, 2004 at 12:07 PM

    Well done David, someone have to do something, Elephants must be saved. I am proud of you :-)

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Dec 21, 2003 at 5:13 AM

    fantastic! I want to go so bad!

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