Kenya on foot

VIDEO: HER PLANET EARTH
Samburu guides with their camels in the Karisia Hills.
Samburu guides with their camels in the Karisia Hills.PHOTOS: CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL, KARISIA WALKING SAFARI, HER PLANET EARTH
A caretaker feeding a baby elephant at the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary.
A caretaker feeding a baby elephant at the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary.PHOTOS: CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL, KARISIA WALKING SAFARI, HER PLANET EARTH
The writer with her guides atop Mount Rep Rep.
The writer with her guides atop Mount Rep Rep.PHOTOS: CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL, KARISIA WALKING SAFARI, HER PLANET EARTH
The campsite during sunset.
The campsite during sunset.PHOTOS: CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL, KARISIA WALKING SAFARI, HER PLANET EARTH

Trekking with the Samburu people through the East African country, one experiences its wildlife and scenery - from deserts to meadows

Our all-woman team trekked 100km with Samburu warriors in the northern hills of Kenya, a place of remote beauty where we encountered endangered elephants and felt the impact of climate change.

The Samburu are nomadic pastoralists who have lived harmoniously with nature in the Karisia Hills of Kenya for centuries.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 08, 2020, with the headline 'Kenya on foot'. Print Edition | Subscribe