Archive | March 2016

Palm oil forests of Siaya

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No, I’m not talking about West Africa or those on an island in lake Victoria. Palm oil forests exist sorry ‘thrive’ well in Siaya. Birds of prey and girls love their white seeds that taste like coconut – simply, addictive!!!
Small like a nut but very tasty, you’ll just want to keep popping one in the mouth..

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palm fruit n flower siaya ©muokikioko 2016

The fruit is dark maroon and is used for cooking oil and soaps

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breaking the palm oil fruit ©muokikioko 2016

When pressed by hand they leave that distinctive

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yellow-red oil on your fingers.
Next time you are in Siaya insist on natural palm oil for your cooking or ‘palm oil coconut’ for snacks ūüėČ

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©muoki kioko
2009-2016
email:muokikioko@gmail.com

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Seeking the Elusive Terrapin

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I had heard about it but never seen it. Finally after about  3-4 hours around a series of swamps it finally appeared for a short while, taking in the sun and reluctantly taking a dip Рthe last time I ever got to see this or any individual.

Are Siaya terrapins a disappearing breed or are they a common breed in a disappearing habitat?

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©muoki kioko
2009-2016
email:muokikioko@gmail.com

Who bullied you when growing up!

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Caught up with this lads bullying each other, One thinking they

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are much older and smarter

The oth

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er determined and Armed with agility :).

Guess who the can of muddy water landed on…

photos and text
©muoki kioko
2009-2016
email:muokikioko@gmail.com

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