KENYA: Grogs & the Yappers

His most ardent admirers often prefer to remember gruff, octogenarian Colonel Ewart Scott Grogan as he was in the old days, when rugged individualism and a respect for white-skinned authority were the stuff of which empires were made. While still an undergraduate at Cambridge, "Grogs" Grogan earned the envy of Empire Builder Cecil Rhodes by walking the 4,500-mile length of Africa from Cape Town to Cairo "just for the hell of it." "You have done what has been the ambition of every explorer," Rhodes wrote, "and it makes me the more certain that we shall complete the [Cape toCairo]...

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