Category Archives: National Parks

The Resurrection of Meru National Park

Part three of Meru National Park’s demise, then revival as an exquisite tourist destination. Meru was at death’s door. Wildlife decimated from poaching. Meru Mulika Lodge in decay. Infrastructure almost non-existent. Then the French Development Agency (AFD) decided to monetarily assist the … Continue reading

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What Happened to Meru Mulika Lodge?

Part two of Meru National Park’s demise, then revival as an exquisite tourist destination. I’ll never forget Meru Mulika Lodge – not for the usual reasons like five-star accommodations or gourmet meals or eco-friendly, but for the multitude of mishaps … Continue reading

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Meru National Park’s Demise, then Revival as an Exquisite Tourist Destination

The generators had just turned off.  Rhythmic sounds of the African night tried to lull me to sleep. I thought how blessed I was. Not everyone gets to travel to Kenya’s Meru National Park where George and Joy Adamson once lived and … Continue reading

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Marsabit National Park in Northern Kenya will be on the mend thanks to the French

Now that the French Development Agency has resurrected Kenya’s Meru National Park they are taking on another ambitious project – Marsabit National Park. The mid-1960s book and subsequent movie “Born Free”  about Elsa the lioness rescued by George and Joy … Continue reading

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