Travel Blogs from Eldoret, Kenya

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Will's Bar and our night in prison, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Will's Bar and our night in prison

A travel blog entry by izzie

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... the cost [metaphorically speaking] then all these countries would be less dependent on the West and external aid. I reckon. Getting to Eldoret, we wandered around for quite a while - first to buy bus tickets to Uganda and then trying to find somewhere ...

Quick stop in

Quick stop in "El D"

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... so I found him a magazine off the bus and he was very happy. Eventually we all made it through customs and hit the road again. Eldoret isn't too far from the border so we made it there fairly quickly. This was just a stopover for the night so not much ...

The Clashes, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

The Clashes

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... told us the reaction was instantaneous.  Tribalism had been called into play, and the minority tribe in Eldoret, the Kikuyu (but the majority in Kenya, and the tribe of Kibaki) was targeted with attacks and burnings.  This led to some ...

Kenya Summary, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Kenya Summary

A travel blog entry by izzie

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... , 1.5 nights and just over 1 day in each place. We travelled an average of 213km per day, all on public transport. Kenya Summary Weren't all that impressed with Kenya to tell the truth. Maybe it was our nasty initiation, up in the north where ...

Nairobi to Eldoret, Kenya, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Nairobi to Eldoret, Kenya

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hello, so we finally got around to writing a proper entry, quicker than we thought because we have been stuck here in Eldoret, Kenya for a few days due to truck trouble. We are both fine, having fun and enjoying the company of some new people on board the ...

Gorilla trekking in Uganda, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Gorilla trekking in Uganda

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... on to Nile river camp site in Jinja to party the night away. With hangovers we crossed the border back into Kenya again and are now back in Eldoret about to go to Tanzania to the Serengeti and Ngorogoro crater for some more safari game drives. What a ...

Just a quick one, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Just a quick one

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hello, Just a quick one to let you all know we're fine and that no, we haven't been eaten by lions. Currently in Eldoret, Kenya but will be moving on to Uganda in a week or so hopefully. Have loads of new people on the truck which is much better and ...

Naiberi, Kenya, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Naiberi, Kenya

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz

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We stayed at a camp site 2400m above sea level on the way to Uganda. This area is where most of the Kenyan runners come from because of the high altitude training. We didn't do too much here apart from a few beers and cards in a cool bar. Uganda ...

Masai Mara to Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Masai Mara to Eldoret

A travel blog entry by london_to_ct

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... water trick. It really does drain out in opposite directions after crossing just a metre onto each side of the equator. Our stop over for the night was in Eldoret, a nothing town except to get some good rest in before we brave another border the next ...

chapati and children for christmas, Kakamega town, Kenya travel blog

chapati and children for christmas

A travel blog entry by lmlangf

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... juice, often provided at diners for just this purpose. for some reason i suddenly thought of the barclay's bank (a very large chain in kenya) executive that carmel had told me about a few weeks prior. this business suit-clad man had just shown up at the ...

Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate National Park, Kenya travel blog

Lake Naivasha

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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... laid back and friendly and why can't the English be more like them, because they seem very stressed. I agree! He said in Kenya nobody is in a hurry. Hakuna Matata! Next we went to see a school where there were some absolutely adorable little children who ...

Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Eldoret

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Day 5.  Kabarnet - Eldoret (93km Cycling approx.), Kabarnet, Kenya travel blog

Day 5. Kabarnet - Eldoret (93km Cycling approx.)

A travel blog entry by kwatile

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Day 3 is the day I have been dreading since reading the itinerary. It was described as 'the most challenging day,' and I think that is what put me off! It begins with 18km of downhill and then went on to a climb the Elgayo Escarpment, which was broken ...

Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Eldoret

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Truckin' Along, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Truckin' Along

A travel blog entry by sabarod

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... - Uganda is the most densely populated rural country in the world.  Uganda's population is roughly the same as Australia's. Kenya is quite different.  The land here has also largely been deforested, but much of the land lays fallow.  ...

work and work. and protozoa., Kakamega town, Kenya travel blog

work and work. and protozoa.

A travel blog entry by lmlangf

120 SHILLINGS PER POUND. WE ARE THE CHEAPEST! the splintering wooden doors of the olympic butchery, carefully lettered in slanting red handwriting, were splayed open like the red-and-white marbled carcass hanging proudly in a hole in the shanty's ...

Kenya, home of Obama, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Kenya, home of Obama

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... we collapsed into bed. What a night! Start: Phil and Clare's home, Kampala, UG. 09:30 End: Green Pastures Hotel, Eldoret, KENYA. 17:40 Distance Traveled: 355 km Road Conditions: lots of detours on rough dirt track, heavy traffic making passing ...

Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Eldoret

A travel blog entry by izzie

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one day three months in, Shikokho, Kenya travel blog

one day three months in

A travel blog entry by lmlangf

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... ;   i sat there listening to the rushing sound of my own breathing, suddenly realizing how exhausted i was.  three months in kenya.  it's incredible how much a person can change in 90 days, and even more incredible how much the world can ...

Erica chooses the accommodation again..., Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Erica chooses the accommodation again...

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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(Andrew) Today was a lie in which I was looking forward to, unfortunately I woke up freezing cold, needing the loo, sneezing and with a free running nose, I managed to wait until 5am (about an hour) before I finally accepted defeat and went to the loo. ...

drive day to eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

drive day to eldoret

A travel blog entry by rachellocke

not a very interesting day today, just driving back through kenya to eldoret for a one-night ...

Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Eldoret

A travel blog entry by izzie

Eldoret ...

Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Eldoret

A travel blog entry by izzie

Eldoret ...

Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Eldoret

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Last minute shopping..., Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Last minute shopping...

A travel blog entry by jamesinafrica

Stopped off to stay in Eldoret today, bit slower paced than the last jam packed couple of days. Did some shopping for souvenirs with the street traders - bought a carved elephant and rhino for a bargain price...getting used to haggling now; not quite sure ...

Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Eldoret

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Overnight in Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Overnight in Eldoret

A travel blog entry by sabarod

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Popped into Eldoret for the night on the way to Jinja.  The 'campsite' included several high-end units & the bar to support the whole operation was a site!  You reached the bar after walking down a long curving tunnel...perhaps 30 meters ...

Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Eldoret

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Nakuru National Park, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Nakuru National Park

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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We drove to Eldoret in Kenya which we used as a base to visit Lake Nakuru National Park. On the day of arrival at Eldoret I went on a visit to a local farm. There we saw some newborn calves and lots of cows and dogs. We also saw horses and a bees nest. ...

Halloween at the Sally Test Center, Eldoret, Kenya travel blog

Halloween at the Sally Test Center

A travel blog entry by honeymooners

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... It was Kelvin's birthday, and I had the misfortune of sitting next to him at dinner.  I say misfortune, because the custom in Kenya is to "wash" people on their birthday.  This is to say, when you see someone and it is their birthday, you throw ...

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