Happy 2020 from US ALL in the Milgis!

Happy, HAPPY days from all of us up on the ‘ Milgis ‘ … and it really is paradise at the moment.. the sense of peace, calm and complete relaxation reigns over our land!.. thanks to the marvelous rains! We had a wonderful christmas out there with the camels.. I hope YOU are all jealous!! […]

The rains continue! + YES, Helen went to Paris!!!

I took this picture!!   Yes I was there!  I haven’t been out of the country for over 10 years and I nervously went to Paris for 2 days!!  A VERY important mission!  And after a loooooong queue at passport control, 2 hours! I was rethinking my crazy escapade!!! A beautiful film,  part of the […]

2018 greats and HUGE THANKS ALWAYS!!

2018 a year with wonderful sun rises, moon and moon eclipses, an amazing line of planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars all in the sky at once in a perfect line, and always the exquisite stars!!! Stars in the sky and OUR supporters!! THANK YOU ALL!!   This year started so badly with an awfal drought […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lene Maria and Maria Annette.. In memory!

These two beautiful girls, Lene Maria and Maria Annette sadly are not with us any more…   but in their memory so many people in Samburu land have a smile!! so we thank the two families the Bergums and Ofstads  for every thing they have done.. Lene Maria was so kind to Maria Annette in […]

MAGIC!!

Northern Kenya has been transformed… all that worry of ‘where were the rains’ has all been forgotten, and we have been enjoying the fruits of it!! This is what we have been walking through day in, day out… The transformation of these desert lands to this is unbelievable… and you can imagine the smell’s… just […]