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Urban safari: Nairobi National Park

By Thushan Amarasiriwardena | Comments Off March 27th, 2008

Stunning in both its concentration of wildlife and proximity to the bustling streets of the city, Nairobi National Park is a spectacular introduction to Kenya. Hitting the road just before six in the morning, we rushed to the park in Benard’s uncle’s matatu minivan, a mere 20 minutes from the center, to catch the animals at the prime viewing period in the morning. Catch giraffes, impalas, rhino, monkeys and zebras in today’s photo gallery.

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Thushan Amarasiriwardena

, former Senior Multimedia Producer at The Boston Globe, has always loved telling a great story. Combining his eye for visual story telling and his technical background in computer science at North Carolina State University, Thushan has reported on business, sports and travel for The Globe. You can find his site here.

Michael Kurtz

, graduated with a degree in Ethnomusicology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His thesis research focused on the intersection of race and music in Northeastern Brazil. He worked previously as A&R and Production Coordinator for Putumayo World Music, an international music record label based in New York City. You can find his site here.

Brian Rogers

graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies, and has traveled extensively in Latin America.

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is LongJaunt's home base chief and a Technical Producer for The Boston Globe. She joined and contributed with the team out in England, Kenya, Tanzania, The Netherlands and Thailand.