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Deep in the wilderness lies a little piece of heaven; Ashnil Aruba Lodge. All the 40 spacious rooms facing the Aruba Dam are well furnished. In the serene atmosphere of the viewing deck enjoy watching animals and birds surrounded by nature and cosseted by caring staff. A swim in the delightful swimming pool guarantees utmost relaxation. Tsavo East National Park is accessible by road; only 2 hours drive from Mombasa. Do not miss out on a game drive experience as Tsavo's maneless lions are a must see! Enjoy our hospitality at the bar and delicious meals prepared by our chef. Sleep soundly in beautiful, comfortable surrounding after a wonderful day of wildlife viewing. Ashnil Samburu Camp, the latest luxury camp in Buffalo Springs Reserve is set in the spectacular backdrop of the mighty Ol Olokwe mountain fronting Ewaso Nyiro River. The 24 exclusive luxury tents are spread out along the shady banks of the river under a thick stand of Doum Palms. The main guest area consists of the reception, lounge area, dining area, bar, and veranda deck with a view of the river. Take a refreshing dip at the camp's swimming pool. Relax on a sun bed or enjoy cold drinks and hot snacks at the restaurant. Ashnil Samburu Camp is 12 kilometers from Buffalo Springs Ngare Mara Gate and about 5 hours drive from Nairobi. The airstrip is approximately 12 kilometers away. We welcome you to Ashnil Samburu Camp! For more information and bookings, please contact your holiday agent or Ashnil Hotels Ltd Nairobi Office: P. O. Box 10557- 00100 Nairobi, Kenya Tel: 254 20 3566970/ 1/ 2/ 3, 556955/ 46/ 47 Fax: 254 20 3566974 Email: info@ ashnilhotels. com Mombasa Office: P. O. Box 90738 Mombasa, Kenya Tel: 254 20 2166338/ 9 Fax: 254 20 2166340 Email: sales@ ashnilhotels. com SAMBURU CAMP ARUBA LODGE www. ashnilhotels. com

LEFT: The Metropolis of Guangzhou at night TOP: The Sacred Heart Cathedral ABOVE: Buddha Statue, LiuRong Temple Guangzhou is capital of Guang-dong Province in southeastern China. An important trading port, the city lies on the Pearl River, about 120km inland from Hong Kong. The city is the third largest in China, with a population of around 10 million. The city's origins date back to 214 BC; trade with India and Rome was established as early as the second century AD. Formerly known in the West as Canton, Guangzhou was for hundreds of years the only port in China open to European merchants, who HABARIINSPIRATION One of China's largest, most vibrant and historic cities, served by KQ six times per week. By Gavin Thomas GUANGZHOU 24 01 02 03 msafi ri established themselves on Shamian Island, where their graceful old colonial houses can still be seen today. The city has experienced a massive economic boom in recent decades, thanks to its proximity to Hong Kong and strategic location on the Pearl River Delta. Principal language is Cantonese. A few people speak English. The city boasts a modern metro system, as well as fast train and ferry connections to Hong Kong. The city is also home to a rich array of tourist attractions, including Shamian Island, the Sacred Heart Cathedral, and the famous Temple of the Six Banyan Trees. Sun Yatsen, the fi rst president of the Republic of China, was born just outside Guangzhou. Guangzhou is also home to the impressive Guangzhou Olympic Stadium opened in 2001. Despite the name, however, the city didn't host any events at the 2008 Olympics. 10 04 06 05 08 09 TOUCHDOWN 07 The sparkling new GUANGZHOU BAIYUN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, opened in 2004, is 28km from downtown Guangzhou. A taxi into town will cost around US$ 10. Alternatively, there are frequent airport express buses, covering most parts of the city along seven routes. CONNECTIONS CHARLES BOWMAN/ PHOTOLIBRARY