Home Sweet Home! Lupita Nyong'o Travels Back to Kenya

We're having a bout of wanderlust thanks to Lupita Nyong'o. The actress made her way back home to Kenya for a special visit and the Instagram photos will leave you inspired!

Dominique Hobdy Jul, 07, 2015

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"I have joined @WildAid as a global ambassador to call for us to save elephants from extinction. Join me. Be #ivoryfree," wrote Lupita. We love the chic safari look and the noble cause. Go Lupita!

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"Tea in the savannah. #anytimeisteatime," wrote Lupita. Can we join?

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Lupita shared her photographyy skills saying, "I took this photo. @natgeo consider this a job application submitted. #nofilter #naturalbeauty #maasaimara #Kenya #SmartphoneArtphone #giraffe." 

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Just follow Lupita! The beauty showed a friend the ropes of the safari saying, "Introducing my girl @houseoferlanger to the Real Outdoors. #stylistonsafari #safarivirgin #MaasaiMara #Kenya #safari #Lupitaishome #nofilter #safaristyle #glamping."

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Lupita wished her home away from home a happy independence day. "An open leap from the #Kilimanjaro. Happy 4th, Americans! #homeawayfromhome #Ivoryfree. #Amboseli #Kenya #Lupitaishome," she wrote. 

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Lupita had a sweet message for Elephant researcher Katito Sayialel saying, "Thank you for introducing me to these incredible animals with such passion and joy. May your job always exist by us ensuring that the elephants always do too. #bestclassroomexperience #ivoryfree @wildaid #Amboseli #Kenya #Lupitaishome #elephants"

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Getting glam in the wild. 

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Lupita is giving us regal vibes! "Taking a breather the African way, moments before the press conference today," she wrote. 

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It's all about giving back. "A moment with the Alma Maters. At the mentorship talk at KICC #LoretoConventMsongari #RusingaSchoolNairobi #StMarysSchoolNairobi #LupitaShares," wrote Lupita. 

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"Hello Kenya! #nofilter #ivoryfree," said Lupita. Who needs a filter when you're this gorgeous? Oh, and the backdrop is pretty sweet too. 

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"#elfiselfie. Elephant tusks start showing when they are around 2 years old. Let THEM wear the ivory," wrote Lupita. Great selfie and even better message!

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Is Lupita giving away the secret to staying fabulous? 

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Lupita's glamsquad hits the safari looking oh-so-chic. 

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There's nothing like home. "Back to the roots, to my ancestral home," wrote Lupita. 

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In a homeoming fit for a queen Lupita thanked fans and friends saying, "Exceptional moments at the Ratta #homecoming. Thank you for all the moving performances, the hugs, the thoughtful questions and for making me get up and dance!"