A Proper Walk in the Kenyan Bush

Cahill, Tim
September 2005
National Geographic Adventure;Sep2005, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p52
The article describes a journey to Kenya. If there is one last great African journey, it might be 160 miles of wildest Kenya, a trek done in the style of the old explorers, a pack of seriously ornery camels, and one really good cause. It took some driving to get up north to the land of rampaging zebras and mighty lions and treacherous hyenas. Sometimes the problems of Africa seem overwhelming and insoluble. The continent is ravaged by AIDS and genocidal wars. Corrupt leaders gut the treasuries of governments, better described as kleptocracies, and millions of people live in a condition of gnawing poverty.


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