Monthly Archives: July 2009

Two Giants fight, to the death…

The report from the ‘Leopard’, the scout that is from the Keno, went like this… A very big Elephant has been killed, after a huge fight, the triumphant keeps on checking to see that his rival is dead’… UNBELIEVABLE!!.. I could not but think… Maybe actually he did not mean to kill him, and wanted […]

Volunteering with the Milgis Trust is a true adventure.. By Stella

Over three months have passed in a colourful blur of wonderful experiences and this last week was no exception. Having been fully immersed in this wonderful culture and land it was high time Helen decided, to ‘abandon’ me at the Milgis. Of course I was by no means on my own through I had the […]

Share and share alike… MAN and ELEPHANT…

I am replying to your comment Sheryl, on ‘sad and lonesome death.’.as I feel its worth blogging about… …. I wish it was as simple as that… Keep the Elephants from falling into wells!!… Its a huge huge area, and sadly it is desperate times… The Elephants have increased because they are being pushed out […]

A sad and lonesome ending for this Elephant…

As the horrors of drought continue, the answer is to fight back….The Milgis Trust scouts have embarked on a major well digging campaign, up and down all the big luggas to ease the Elephants, and other wildlife’s plight to get to water… Also at the same time going on a fact finding mission to find […]

Droughts come in ten year cycles, but each time its worse…

Why?…. I suppose its because there are more people on the world??….. IE More trying to live off less… In Northern Kenya we can expect a pretty bad drought every ten years, but its worse each time… And this time its no exception… I’ve just come back from another beautiful safari in the Matthews, we […]