The eastern escarpment of the Rift Valley known as the Laikipia Plateau, is divided into a patchwork of enormous ranches. Over the years with cooperation from their owners, these farms were transformed into game reserves and now contain some of the most exclusive lodges in the remotest parts of Kenya.
There is something very compelling about the Kalahari and it is probably nothing like you imagine. It is not a flat sand desert, nor is it rippling with endless pale dunes. On the contrary, it is undulating with rich red sand dunes and well vegetated with shrubs, patches of trees and even some grasslands.