Birds of a feather will flock together, especially when they are trying to escape the cold, winters of Western and Central Europe.
After more than a year of training and field experience, the first round of AWF Conservation Management Trainees has already amassed a wealth of experience.
After this brief return to Nairobi, George, Theo, and I were then sent out to the Samburu Heartland (also in Kenya but located north of Nairobi). This held a special interest for me as I visited this area on a short safari six years ago and fell in love with it. In fact, when I returned to England after that first visit was when I started learning basic Swahili (which turned out to be a fairly good move, all things considered).