It's part of the Rift Valley, is the world's largest desert lake and the world's largest alkaline lake and is an amazing bioreserve, despite its appearance of being devoid of life. These pictures (from 1998!) don't really give the impression of its turquoise color. It's a saline, jade-colored desert lake, the 4th biggest in Africa, and it feels like the middle of nowhere.
|Looking over the drive down to the lake. This gives you a good idea of the landscape surrounding the lake -- not a tree in sight anywhere!|
|Our village when viewed from the water -- simple reed huts and a common room.|
|Visiting a Turkana tribal village near the central park of the lake,|