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Olorgesailie Pre-Historic Site

Magadi, Kenya
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Ranked #2 of 2 Attractions in Magadi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It is easy to imagine that this place has not changed in the 1,000,000 years since our ancestors passed their time chipping stones into oval 'hand axes' - there is little else to do unless you subscribe to the idea that this was once a lush lake :-/ Seriously though, this is a truly amazing place brought to life by... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

A great time to visit this site is after the rainy season because everything is green. The vistas of the Rift Valley from the site are magnificent. Because my husband was teaching a three-day seminar at a nearby village we had to stay in the bandas. They were adequate. The screening on the windows is long gone so the nets... More

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