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Wasini Island

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I took a trip to Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park, a protected wildlife area that covers part of the sea on the far south of Kenya’s coast, close to the border with Tanzania. It is one of the most beautiful places I have been to, and was so good that I went twice, making the trips […]

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Driving tour of Kitengela

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I found a video of driving in Kitengela. The video starts a bit slowly as it begins on the outskirts of town, but gets much more interesting after the first minute. It shows places I used to go to all the time, like Eastmatt – and after 3:00 (and once the truck moves that is […]

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Driving in Kajiado Province

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Video: Travelling through the region of Kenya where I lived, to a Swahili music soundtrack. This video is of driving from Nairobi towards the Kajiado province, in which Kitengela lies. It begins on the Nairobi to Mombasa highway, then takes a turning off south towards Athi River. This road is very similar to the ones […]

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Lightning Storm over the Savannah

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Just before sunset yesterday I left my hotel in Nkrumah Road, Mombasa.  I took a tuktuk to the station, booked in and got onto the train.  I tried to read my book during the one and a half hour wait that followed, as the train sat in the station, but it was far too hot […]