MILGIS WEBSITE is ready! + this elephant is now happy!!..

Thanks to Lewa for the helicopter expertly piloted by James Ndirangu,  DSWT vet Dr Rono, and many residents living close to the Milgis lugga, this elephant is back on the road!!.. Very soon after my last blog once again the ‘tell tail’ signs of something wrong on the sand!! so once again the phone calls […]

Adventure and thanks!!!

Sometimes being remote has its challenges and in this last year we have lost alot of sleep because we’ve had a string of Elephants limping badly, or very poorly for various reasons, some gun shot wounds, but mainly a disease the Samburu call ‘Lokuchum’ and sadly most of the time we have not been able […]

Biggest Flood ever.. and HAPPY DAYS!!

Its been a year of ABSOLUTE desperation because of NO RAIN, or minimum lets say, for the people and animals living in this area.. AND NOW THIS!!!  Suddenly there is this wonderful feeling of PEACE…. Every one just getting on with life..  its wonderful! Down on the right hand side of this picture we  had […]

Where to start… maybe.. news of rain!

All animals people and plants are ‘dancing with joy’ up our way.. The rains finally came!! Its been tough times in Northern Kenya and every one has been holding their breath for some rain.. We have been so occupied with going on safari and enjoying the amazing final lmuget ceremonies for the warriors that not […]

CAPTURED!!! on camera… the mighty king of the jungle!

When I first set foot in the MILGIS LUGGA, the huge dry river that divides the Ndoto and Lenkiyou mountain ranges, it captured me.. It was 1990… I was mesmerised by its wildness, its beauty, the danger, the grandness of this huge sandy lugga!! One of the dangers was the wirey, almost grey lanky lions, […]

Natures way.. Cruel is kind! but RAIN finally!!

Droughts are sent to try us and this one sure did.. In Northern Kenya basically it did not rain except the odd shower here and there for a whole year!.. thats a long time when its hot, windy and dry!..  Its an amazing thing, as the night before the rain came, 29th April we were […]