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Safari Rally.2011

Ola amigos!

Hope the week’s started well for you (depending on your time zone – I understand it’s past midday in Aussie)

The week’s started off in chilly fashion, which is a stark contrast to what the weekend was.

The highlight of the weekend for any normal Kenyan must have been/should have been the just concluded KCB Safari Rally. What made this edition more special is that it involved more competitors from far and wide, as the event tries to regain its lost lustre and reclaim it’s stake in the International front of Rallying. The 3 day gruelling event was flagged off on Friday by the President Hon. Mwai Kibaki at KICC grounds, which later moved to the Jamhuri show grounds for a spectacular, spectator show piece.

The weather was almost perfect, though the photographer in me wished it had rained a wee bit to add more drama to the surface. Nonetheless, we were treated to an amazing show of mind boggling driving and stunts, as so happens when man and machine augment. More information on the winners, losers, times posted, etcetera can be found here

Enough with the yap, here’s a sampler of the action. Enjoy.

~El Fin~

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11 responses

  1. I guess it’s what they say “They don’t move fast, they just fly low” well in this case.. they were really flying!!
    I miss watching the rally!!
    Great shots man!

    June 20, 2011 at 11:56

  2. The flying cars…whoa!

    June 20, 2011 at 11:59

  3. Masha

    the last picture…what?

    June 20, 2011 at 12:06

  4. Reuben

    Again Shady, hauntingly top shelf stuff. Kudos Mr.

    June 20, 2011 at 12:45

  5. Boss that flying SUBARU!! showing ’em to my South African pals who think Drag racing is the best thing cars can do!! in Kenya they fly low!! kalii sana!!!

    June 20, 2011 at 13:12

    • Asante sana. Nothing tops the safari rally my friend. Hopefully they’ll return it to the international circuit,this Kenyan circuit. Drag racing nothing.

      June 20, 2011 at 21:32

  6. stevekitots

    Buuana those flying cars nooma sana!!!

    June 20, 2011 at 22:11

  7. JakkiOdongo

    Awesome!!

    June 21, 2011 at 11:38

  8. Sharon Mwakugu

    good job! ca’t beliee its been a year! thats when i 1st saw your pics or heard you talk about taking pics. you’ve come a long way guy. big up.

    June 21, 2011 at 14:54

    • Not yet a year…I’ll clock a year in October..But it’s ya’lls support that keeps me going. Thanks!

      June 22, 2011 at 08:43

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