Tourists Flock to Annual Wildebeest Migration in Kenya In Spite of Possible Election Violence

by on July 17, 2017

With many heading to Kenya for the rare chance of seeing the gigantic mass migration of wildebeest in the Maasai Mara amid a potentially violent election season, most tourists are shrugging off the possible danger, according to The Standard. Tour operators and hotels are reporting that they’re almost at capacity due to the popularity of safaris to view the hundreds of thousands of wildebeest that aim to cross the Mara river in hopes of greener pastures on the Kenya-Tanzania border for the late summer. Elections have frequently been a tense and violent time during Kenya and are scheduled for August 8, but many are putting aside the threat to viewing the wildebeest crossing, even though…
WN.com – International English News

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