Category Archives: Kenya Rift

Why Go Elsewhere When You Can View The Total Solar Eclipse Right Here In Kenya

For all you lovers of eclipses, you had better start packing and head to Africa before November 3, 2013 when a total solar eclipse will pass over equatorial Gabon in Western Africa Congo, Uganda, Kenya and finally Ethiopia. Sibiloi National … Continue reading

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From Eldoret With Love: The End of A Traveller’s Trilogy

My last destination, before heading back to Nairobi after a 12-day round trip that began in Kisumu and later in Kakamega (read my Kisumu and Kakamega posts), was the small town of Nyaru in Elgeyo Marakwet County, about 45km from … Continue reading

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Exploring The Caves of Mount Suswa Can Be Fun With The Right Guide

Mount Suswa located about 60 km from Nairobi, at the heart of Maasai land in Narok, presents a very mild hiking challenge not because it is a meek mountain but because most of the organised tours only go as far … Continue reading

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Fancy A Weekend Hike Not Too Far From Nairobi? Try Mount Longonot

If you happen to be in Nairobi and with nothing to do on a weekend and you like to hike, Mount Longonot might be the place to go. Here, you get a chance to enjoy the pleasures of hiking while … Continue reading

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Coming Face To Face With The Monkeys Of Ol Donyo Sabuk

My first contact with Ol Donyo Sabuk, was when I went there mountain hiking with a group and had the good luck to become friends with the ranger who invited me to stay for a weekend at his home. It … Continue reading

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Living With The Maasai: Diary Of A Traveller

In my tour, or should I say safari, to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, my group had a chance to visit a Maasai Village. The Maasai are one of the semi-nomadic Nilotic tribes in Kenya and probably the most known … Continue reading

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