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KENYA | Mon, 2 Jun 2014 | By joytranae | Views [823] | Comments [5]

Hi everybody! We (my cousin, Nakia, and I) arrived in Kenya today around 7am Kenya time. The local time here is 8 hours ahead of Texas time.  The flights were good other than being delayed in D.C. and missing our flight in Doha. Our flights ... Read more >

Tags: africa, kenya, maasai, nairobi

Destination Kenya

KENYA | Mon, 6 Jan 2014 | By butterfly-freed | Views [1013]

After months of hot, humid weather, the evening and early morning chill of Nairobi is quite a surprise. Sitting on the terrace of my friend's home in the suburb of Langata, I have had to find an extra top to keep warm. The morning sun is steadily climbing ... Read more >

Tags: conservation, gameparks, holiday, insecurity, kenya, nairobi, safari, stunning beaches, westgate, wildlife

New Year's Eve in Watamu

KENYA | Fri, 3 Jan 2014 | By butterfly-freed | Views [2658]

New Years Eve is an all-inclusive event at the Turtle Bay Hotel and fairly fully subscribed despite the £70 adult admission price. The buffet is massive and I can't begin to imagine the amount of work and stress that goes on behind the scenes to ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, kenya, malindi, nairobi, new years eve, traffic, turtle bay hotel, voi, watamu

To Tanzania, first sight of Kilimanjaro & the Wavy Dong!

KENYA | Mon, 26 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [572]

26th August Nairobi to Moshi (Kilimanjaro Launch Pad) & the Wavy Dong! Altitude: 800m, ie 694mmHg or 91% of O2 available at Sea Level (although the percentage of O2, 21%, remains the same) My SP0 2 : 97% Woke up at 3:45am. Body still on ... Read more >

Tags: kili, kilimanjaro, moshi, nairobi, tanzania, traffic

Nairobi & a Naked Chinese Man

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 25 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [956] | Comments [1]

Sunday 25th August Dubai/ Nairobi I had a 5 hour wait in Dubai Airport. For those of you who have never transitted through Dubai, it is a seething mass of humanity.  Despite their new 3rd terminal there is a huge number of people and a bit of ... Read more >

Tags: africa, airport, dubai, harare, nairobi, visa

The longest (and most awesome) way to get to Mombasa

KENYA | Sat, 19 Dec 2009 | By christina_wallace | Views [939]

Hello, dear readers!  I am writing from my hotel room in Mombasa, a lovely, air-conditioned closet of a room with the most wonderful, fulfilling, amazing shower on the planet.  But I am getting ahead of myself. Last I wrote, I was schvitzing in a ... Read more >

Tags: indian food, mombasa, nairobi, stinky, trains, travel friends

The elusive cheetah

KENYA | Sat, 11 Apr 2009 | By houdyman | Views [1004]

Our "short" bus ride to Nairobi lasted only 12  hours and luckily the hostel we were staying t was right next door to the bus stop because Nairobi after dark is not the nicest of places. This was the land of Obama, well at least his father ... Read more >

Tags: kenya, maasi mari, nairobi, safari

First Impressions...

KENYA | Sat, 21 Mar 2009 | By casey_hamilton | Views [1128] | Comments [1]

Preparing for this "trip", I began to think of certain luxuries, and everyday decisions we are faced with, and began to wonder if they exist where I was going. Not because I hoped they existed, but more so a curiosity of the unknown. Simple ... Read more >

Tags: amsterdam, kenya, maasai, nairobi

"The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it"

KENYA | Thu, 5 Feb 2009 | By casey_hamilton | Views [1239] | Comments [1]

From national parks to clustered slums. From pristine coastlines to baron desert plains. From western hotels to maasai clay hutts. From one baobab to the other... Africa here i come. "The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, ... Read more >

Tags: africa, kenya, maasai, nairobi, volunteer


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