Lake Nakuru National Park 

(White Rhino. Photo courtesy of Kenya Wildlife Service.)  The air is crisp, clean and inviting. All around, birds chirp, a swallow dives down for an unlucky grasshoper in the short grass. In front of me a rough car trail, I’m here, I’m at the mouth of the Lake Nakuru National Park.  (Entrance to the park….

Safari 7s… What happened??? 

So, I did manage to attend the Safaricom Safari7s… For those ardent rugby, party…. (you know where you fall) fans, this used to be that event. Everyone wanted to be in attendance. From the underage to those almost senior citizens. It was the hallmark, nay, the peak of the rugby season. Let’s be real for…

Discover Kenya’s colourful canyon – the Marafa Depression

Saltwater Did you know you could find landscapes like this in Kenya, only a few miles from the tropical coastline? Intrigued to hear more about a place the locals call ‘Hell’s Kitchen’? Let me take you back to 2010, when we spent a week in Kenya on our honeymoon, mixing a safari with some boat…

The garden at the foot of Mount Kenya.

Originally posted on Jardin:
We hadn’t planned to be in Kenya. On our way to spend Christmas in Burundi in the Great Lakes region of Africa, our plane had touched down in Nairobi and there we had learned about violent clashes that day in Burundi and all flights were cancelled. So we made the best…

Kenya’s Prolific Green Highlands ~ Thursday’s Special

Originally posted on Tish Farrell:
Prolific Nothing could have prepared me for my first glimpse of Kenya’s fertile uplands all  those years ago when I ran away to Africa. I’d flown out from Paris on the overnight Air France flight to Nairobi. It was my first long-haul flight, a good eight hours, and I did…

Nairobi National Park, Kenya

Originally posted on The Complete Book:
I was recently in Nairobi with Pete and while there he took me to the Nairobi National Park.  What an incredibly beautiful park!  It is located just 5 miles from the city and is the only protected area in the world with wildlife in the city. It was exciting…

KNOW THE OTHER TRAVELER: CAROLINE WAITHIRA

Originally posted on FunTravel Kenya:
On the hot seat for today’s interview is Caroline Waithira, just recently returned to Kenya from life in Europe. Get her via her website http://www.carolineblackdiamond.organogold.com or via her social media accounts, that is @carolroca2 on both twitter and instagram. First, tell us about yourself, your hobbies and what you are involved…

Sautisol Live in Eldoret; The Home of Champions

Last weekend, Eldoret had the privilege of being one of the stops for the Live and Die in Afrika tour by Sautisol. The venue; Eldoret Sports Club. The main sponsors were Kabras Sugar, Menengai Oil, and Chrome Vodka among others. Security was provided by Radar Security. The air was thick with excitement. The fans were…

Dear Travel Diary: Matatu Experience, The Coastal Way

Originally posted on FunTravel Kenya:
So about that story I promised you about Kilifi matatus, here it is. We had travelled to Kilifi very smoothly, arrived safely and spent a good two days emjoying the coastal weather and culture. I was already speaking in that swahili twang you hear our coastal brothers have. Heck, even my…

I’m feeling 22 :-)

Originally posted on JustWangechi:
Hey there my beauties, kings and queens. It’s a happy birthday to me!! Yippee O/!!!!!! I’m feeling every inch of 22 whatever that means hahaha… 🙂 Today, cold but beautiful with the sun peeping out to tell me that it’s always sunny beyond the clouds; happiness despite the circumstances and yes…

Naivasha Coffee House

Okay, so I know this week I was supposed to do another post on hotels but I felt this needed to be told. You know how there are those eateries and drinkeries (yeah I made it up…) hidden and nestled in various town in Kenya that you would swear your ancestors on, well I found…