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Karuru Forest, Nairobi

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by datagov, Jul 30, 2015.

  1. datagov

    datagov Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2012
    New York
    I spent a few hours this afternoon in the Karuru Forest, which is a big rain forest in the heart of Nairobi, Kenya. It was full of steep ravines, waterfalls, butterflies, and beautiful flowers. Actually I have never seen so many butterflies in one place before. I also ran into a river of Safari Ants making a highway across the trail. Small worker ants carried building materials to their nest while fierce warrior ants guarded the sides of the highway. It was amazing.

    Nairobi is a vast city on a high plateau, that is congested and loud. But in this forest, you hear nothing but birds and flowing water. A magical afternoon.
     
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  2. maritan

    maritan Mu-43 Veteran

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    Oct 30, 2014
    Seems like a great experience. I love seeing all these pictures from so many different members, because it helps me put a certain place on my map, so to speak. Basically, another location that I should visit when I get the chance.
     
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