Bain’s family blog: On Safari

A good meal and after an early night we were up this morning ready for safari at Lake Nakuru!!!!!

Andrew had organised for an open top land cruiser to meet us at the hotel and take us out for the day – WOW! – no words can describe how great our day has been.

We saw buffalo, impala, gazelles, flamingo, pelicans, white rhinos, the rare black rhinos, zebras, baboons, giraffes and yes Will – LIONS! – to name only a few, and many had young with them, we have been so blessed. The animals and the scenery were breathtaking, so much more than we could ever had hoped for can’t even explain it was so amazing.

Tierney helped to sum it up when she said “have come all this way, but I wouldn’t complain if this was it and we had to go home now!” to see God’s kingdom as we have today gives us so much more to reflect on…. Also on the safari we saw a waterfall which reminded us of charlie and the chocolate factory and there was a car that passed us but sitting inside the car was a masi warrior. At one point marnie thought we were going to get stuck in the mud as our driver jhon had gone closer to rhinos so we could get better picture but that meant going in the mud with the car slipping and sliding in the mud.

Then we returned back to the hotel where we saw many small children there were approx 20 of them up 5 years old. They were from a local children’s home. The teacher explained to us that they try and take them out at least once a day to different places and as the hotel had a small park they came for a play, we then spent a wonderful unexpected time playing with them and talking to them too…

Will’s Note:
It is difficult to upload pictures whilst the Bain’s are at RUSH but the party that went out in February did take lots of photos at Lake Nakuru where they went on Safari, so if you want to get a good taste of what they have seen you can see by clicking here.

We also took a couple of brief clips of video that you can see to give you a little idea of what they saw.

Hopefully they will have taken pictures etc that we can show when they get back.

We woke the Rhinos up when we arrived and they started fighting amongst themselves, we were rather worried (to put it mildly!)


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9 comments on “Bain’s family blog: On Safari

  1. Will Cookson
    October 23, 2011 at 5:42 pm #

    Very jealous about you seeing the lions! I especially wanted to see them on our last trip! It is an amazing place though and an amazing experience.

  2. Jenni
    October 23, 2011 at 6:47 pm #

    Hi Lovely ,
    So glad you’re having an amazing time, God is good and His love endures forever. Holding you all up in prayer. God bless xx Jenni

  3. Jamie Olney
    October 23, 2011 at 7:06 pm #

    OH MY……..
    Its amazing, I wish I could be there
    You’re all really lucky to see all that and I hope you enjoy it! Keep having fun 🙂

    Jamie

  4. Dave Henson
    October 23, 2011 at 7:14 pm #

    Fantastic ! ! what sites you must have seen . You all deserve every moment. luv dad x

  5. joan Hadlow
    October 23, 2011 at 11:03 pm #

    Fantastic.
    Joan x

  6. Julie
    October 24, 2011 at 1:22 pm #

    Awww Claire and family, it sounds amazing! We can’t wait to hear all the stories on your return (and see the pics!) Keep well all of you, love Julie and Laura xx

  7. Angela Baker
    October 24, 2011 at 11:14 pm #

    Hi folks,
    So glad to see that you’re having a great time. Really enjoying reading the blogs..I can just picture your excited faces as you write!
    Look forward to hearing more of the story 🙂
    God bless,
    Angela x

  8. becky&georgie jeffery
    October 26, 2011 at 10:56 am #

    hey bains its the becky and georgie
    glad to hear you are having a good time all sounds really nice definatly better than here the weather is miserable here
    hope to hear from you soon
    have fun
    becky and georgie xxx

  9. Miss Collins
    October 27, 2011 at 7:15 pm #

    Hello to the Bain Family!

    It sounds like you are having a wonderful time. I am very jealous of the safari!

    I will keep checking your blog to see how you are getting on so please keep posting them!

    Take care,

    Miss Collins

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