Category Archives: Out Of The Box

Kenyan Flag Among 50 Most Beautiful in the World

Each time our beautiful Kenyan flag is hoisted up that pole because one of our great athletes has won a most coveted medal or during a national event, I cannot help but admire this multi-coloured symbol of our origin, identity … Continue reading

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9 Strange Phobias that are a Traveller’s Worst Nightmare

Some many years ago I found myself standing in the middle of one of the most inhospitable places on earth – the Chalbi desert, in northern Kenya. Eremologists (those who study deserts) regard it as the only true desert in … Continue reading

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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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They Have 50 Noble Reasons To Bike Through Ancient African Cities

In about 6 months from today, on December 12 2013, one of the greatest biking expeditions this jubilee year will be kicking-off from Nairobi as a team of 15 seasoned bikers embark on an arduous 10,000km ride through 6 border … Continue reading

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Do Wild Animals Fall in Love?

What is love? If we can perhaps answer this question, then we can increase our chances of answering the question above. Some say, love is a powerful neurological condition like hunger or thirst, only more permanent. In true love, the … Continue reading

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If Wishes Were Horses, The Horse Would Be The Ultimate Predator

147 million years ago, in the Jurassic era, a 15metre long creature (almost 3 of the largest crocodiles ever recorded) weighing 45tonnes (about 6 elephants) ruled the seas. Fossil remains of this huge and fearsome marine predator, dubbed “Predator X”, … Continue reading

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