Wiege der welt

By Gunter Kast

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Gunter Kast visits lake Turkana, the biggest desert lake in the world, located in Northern Kenya.  As Kast points out, for novice safari goers, the south is where to see the big five, but Turkana, which is named the Jade Sea after the turquoise blue colour, is for your seasoned traveller. Indeed, many a celebrity have sought solace at the legendary ‘Oasis Club’, which can be found here, including Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Thomas Gottschalk. ‘There aren’t many people that come here,’ says Wolfgang Deschler, the club’s owner, ‘but the ones that do are interesting. German speakers, read on.