…from our primate overlords.
The word is: ChimpanzeesInTheWildAreAmazing. Seriously. They are so nimble and cool, and the noise they make is unimaginable. I am so lucky to be doing and seeing this.
After around four hours drive (African time: insert own road-based horror story here) north-west of Nairobi we reached Lake Nakuru.
At this point I’m afraid to say it’s rather dull waiting for slow campsite wifi to upload pictures, so I’ll add more at a later date.
In the morning I’m heading further west across Uganda to see the Chimpanzees, then into Rwanda for a trip of a lifetime gorilla safari.
Merry Christmas X
As today’s the day, I wanted to share how Icelandic people count down to Christmas. I found a book about this during my first trip to Iceland. Since then, I’ve loved this story about the 13 little fellas who keep excitable Children in check as Christmas approaches.
They reputedly come from the lava fields of Dimmuborgir, so of course I visited there when I was chilling on the north side of iceland two years ago.
This is their natural habitat, and playground:
Keep an eye on your sausages, and look forward to the day when you can gobble Skyr, safe in the knowledge that you are only copying the example of another.
Here’s someone else’s (much better, and more knowledgeable than mine) explanation:
Icelandic Jólasveinar – Santa Clauses in Iceland