Monthly Archives: May 2011

Nanyuki: The Settler Town That Refused To Sleep

Nanyuki is a small town with a population of 68,552 (2009) people. It is now the headquarters of the newly formed Laikipia County. It derives its name from a Maasai word ‘Engare nanyuikie’ which means the river of blood. A … Continue reading

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Marsabit National Park Earmarked For a Major Facelift

Back in the 1980s and 90s, the once famous Meru National Park, known for its richness in wildlife, suffered a heavy blow in visitor number – thanks to high incidences of banditry and poaching witnessed at the park. Today, it … Continue reading

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Will You Be Going to Hell’s Gate on a Wheelbarrow This June?

This year’s fund-raising-cum fun dubbed ‘To Hell’s Gate on a wheelbarrow’ to be held at the Hell’s Gate National Park in Naivasha on June 10-12 2011 has received further support from KenGen. The power generating company led by Managing Director, … Continue reading

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What Type of Meat Would You Like To Eat While in Kenya?

Meat can be defined as animal flesh used for human consumption. Usually, the skeletal muscle and the fat attached to it are referred to as meat, but some organs, like, lungs, liver, kidneys, brain, skin, bone marrow, etc. are also … Continue reading

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Fancy Some Nile Crocodile Meat For Dinner?

Crocodile meat has a high nutritional value compared to beef and pork: it has lower fat than chicken and very high protein levels. It is considered white meat and has a delicate flavour so the use of strong marinades is … Continue reading

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Five Cute Camps To Visit While In Kenya

Kenya is endowed with a rich assortment of camping sites that can make your holiday in Kenya a treasured one for years to come. But then what are some of the best places you cannot afford to miss? We have … Continue reading

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How To Choose A Good Camping Tent For Your Next Family Safari

Here we highlight a few tips you need to consider when shopping around for a camping tent for a family hiking: Size The size of a tent is determined by how many people it can accommodate – hence tents are … Continue reading

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