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THE PETRIFIED FOREST, SIBILOI NATIONAL PARK

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The Petrified Forest is approximately 5 km away from the Karsa Gate (the main entrance to the Sibiloi National Park). There are signs inside the park so it shouldn’t be too difficult to drive there. To the best of my knowledge the Petrified Forest is the only one of its kind in Kenya. Petrified wood (from the Greek root petro meaning “rock” or “stone”; literally “wood turned into stone”) is the name given to a special type of fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation. Petrified wood is formed when the organic…

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Marsabit Lake Turkana Cultural Festival Programme

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Lake Turkana Cultural festival 8th edition will be held on 29th to 31st may. Lake Turkana festival is one of the memorable events in the Kenya tourist calendar and it is organized by the county government of Marsabit, local community festival committee, Kenyan Tourism Board, and National Museum of Kenya and Kenya Wildlife Service. The festival is aimed at celebrating and helps preserve the culture of Gabbra, Samburu, Turkana, Borana, Watta, Rendille, Pokot, Elmolo and Dasnach as well as focusing on the economic development of the region and participating communities….

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Marsabit – Lake Turkana Cultural Festival 2016

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Culture is a way in which people live and every human being has a culture that they identify with whether modern or tradition. Lake Turkana cultural festival is a thrilling adventure to the arid part of northern Kenya along the shore of Lake Turkana in Loiyangalani, Marsabit County. Lake Turkana Cultural festival 8th edition will be held on 29th to 31st may.  Loiyangalani is a native Samburu term meaning a place of many trees which i believe the place was named ironically since the place is almost bear with very…

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