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Naivasha in Kenya 
Naivasha at a glance looks dry apart from all the negative publicity. It is the best place to go camping, site seeing, mountain climbing as well as entertainment …

Born in Kenya! 
Hi, my name is Pratik and I was born in Nairobi. My parents lived in Thika and I too spent 8 years of my initial life in Thika itself. They truly were …

The day after in Nairobi 
Yesterday I went walking in all the places where the bombs happened the day before, and mingled with the crowds waiting for matatus, as everyone warned …

My third month living in Kenya 
Well it has finally happened. I was robbed in Nairobi just crossing the street. Rush hour is such a buzz here. Well dressed workers, all black and shiny …

Safari in the Masai Mara and diving with dolphins  
At the end of March 2011, we went on a pretty spontaneous trip to Kenya; initially just to relax. After arriving at the airport, we organized our transfer …

I fell in love with Coasto 
I went to Kenya for the first time in December 2010 and I fell in love with the people there, the country, the scenery and despite the heat and humidity, …

The Kenya Experience 
How many of us enjoy running? I do. Well.... I have discovered that there are Running Camps in the heart of the Rift Valley where you can take part in …

No phonecards until next year 
In 1999 my parents were expecting their daughter back home after a three month adventure helping the Angolan colobus monkey(sub species palliatus) to cross …

Kenya Bus Safari 
I stepped out of the plush modern European restaurant in Nairobi’s Koinange Street and wondered how I was going to get to Thika. It is about 40kms north …

Trip from Nakuru to Nairobi in 1993 
WHilst working for the British COuncil in Nairobi in 1993-1994, I took a trip along the old road from Nakuru to Nairobi via Naivasha. I had a large empty …

Lucky to be alive and going back to Kenya soon 
We were travelling from south to Nairobi. We were 20klm north of Kisii AND we had a crash. If you're around, watch the tractors at night travelling 5KPH …

Mombasa to Nairobi - The Train - Finale 
If you read my previous submission about the start of our trip from Mombasa railway station on the night train to Nairobi, then perhaps you will remember …

Hail on the Equator? 
I left Aberdeen on a snowy day in February heading for a brief stopover in Amsterdam before the night flight to Nairobi. Despite the hours delay due to …

Days and Nights in Kenya 
Got back to UK in November and now its time to take a look back at the highlights of yet another trip to Kenya. No Mombasa, no Baringo/Bogoria, just …

Travel Tip: Elsamere on Lake Naivasha, Kenya 
I have spent 7 summers working in Kenya since 1991 and loved every moment of my time there. I have many favorite spots in Kenya... Bbut the …

The Great Thompson Falls In Nyahururu, Kenya 
Many people believe that the only interesting scenes can be found in urban areas. We would like to change the attitude of many who despise up country …

Lake Baringo and Bogoria 
Feb 2009 - Valentines Day. From our base in Nakuru it was an easy drive up the tarmac road to Baringo and then into Kampi ya Samaki. Be warned that …

10 Year Wedding Anniversary Vowel Renewal Ceremony with the Masai 
Sitting alone one night, contemplating my lifetime yearned for trip to Africa, and realising my dream was about to come true, I remembered that while …

Taking the Train from Mombasa to Nairobi 
I was totally seduced by the thought of taking the night train from Mombasa to Nairobi. A journey that many have written about and survived. This …

Karibu Kenya - Eight days of safari in Kenya 
Karibu Kenya (1) - Eight days of safari in Kenya It is Wednesday morning, about 5 a.m. We have just landed in Mombasa airport. It is small and half …

The Kangemi slum in Nairobi - The other side of reality 
During our stay in Nairobi we visited different of the typical tourist places and also the shopping malls for the muzungos (Swahili for white man) but …

Help For A US School Project About Kenya 
I am a 3rd grade teacher in North Carolina. March 31, 2009 our school is having a world travel night. My class got assigned Kenya. I was thrilled …

My Memories Of Kenya 
Kenya is the only country that still has much wildlife despite its exploding population of an estimated almost 35 million of African tribes by 2007. …

Will a lion take the straggler? 
Will a lion take the straggler? That is the question which is running around in my head while I scramble to keep up with the Maasai warriors (2 men graduated …

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Dolphins In Kenya 
I am a Kenyan and I love travelling. I can tell you, Kenya is a beautiful country with just the right climate at all seasons, diverse fantastic sceneries …

Concerned about Nairobi airport security 
I went home last year from the US. I was very sad by what I found out. At the airport (Jomo Kenyatta), this guy was opening up my stuff asking me what …

Bad service from Kenya Airways in December 2009 
Had a great holiday in Kenya in December. Fascinating country. We met a great number of friendly, helpful people and although we were shocked by some …

Three day trip to Maasai Mara (Feb 2016) Not rated yet
What comes to your mind when you think of a safari? Do you picture adrenaline rushing through your body as you watch a hunt? Maybe being at one with the …

Magical Kenya  Not rated yet
I'm a pilot for Virgin Atlantic. Since I first laid eyes on the magical country in 01/06/2007 the first flight into Nairobi I fell in love with it... Till …

Blankets and wines, Nairobi edition Not rated yet
This was in April and we were home for the holiday just getting bored and couch potatoing...... We needed something to up our spirits and what a better …

Wildebeest Migration in Masai Mara Not rated yet
The Wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara is the most wonderful, dramatic, interesting, fun adventure that we had in our safari in Kenya, Masai Mara. …

Beautiful Kenya Not rated yet
I recently visited Kenya and had a marvelous expirience there. The places to visit are lovely and I had an awesome time. I went to the massai market and …

Fishing in Kenya Not rated yet
The story of the week though has to be Tarka's overnight. They were fishing between the South Mlima and the mountain off Mtwapa, approx 20 miles off shore. …

Kenyan Sadness - Dead Buffalo Not rated yet
I was taking a hike once and saw a dead animal, it was a buffalo. I was so sad. I felt like I had to do something but I couldn't. So I had to keep walking. …

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