Travel Blogs from Kenya

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A Nairobbery hideout and a dash for the border, Nairobi, Kenya travel blog

A Nairobbery hideout and a dash for the border

A travel blog entry by afrikanskies


... the Rift Valley into Uganda for a few days, due to the impended announcement of the names of the 6 men suspected of inciting Kenya’s 2007/08 post election violence by the ICC in The Hague. Knowing how volatile Kenyan politics can be we didn’t ...

The golden goose, Maua, Kenya travel blog

The golden goose

A travel blog entry by olsommer

Well, it finally happened.  It was bound to happen sooner or later.  I went out Sunday morning, bought a Sunday paper, then proceeded to walk to the other end of town to the only ATM in Maua.  I was walking along with throngs of people all ...

Zonic Hotel, Kisii, Kenya travel blog

Zonic Hotel

A travel blog entry by kenya2008


I am making this entry based on my written notes taken while on the road or "out in the field" as they say. I left Kisumu at 8am and arrived as scheduled for my planned visit to Kisii District Hospital at 10am. 2 hrs through the hills to get to Kisii. ...

MBita and Suba, MBita, Kenya travel blog

MBita and Suba

A travel blog entry by kenya2008


August 7, 2008 Its my last day in the field!! I was worried when I work up this morning because it was cloudy. I was afraid I it was going to raid and I would be out here one more day. I even went to check out at the desk early so that as soon as Joel ...

Kibera and the Makina Clinic, Nairobi, Kenya travel blog

Kibera and the Makina Clinic

A travel blog entry by robynkelley


Hello all! What a busy day! Today was our first trip to the clinic, and our orientation, and tour of Kibera. I am still in awe! We traveled an hour and a half to get from our host family to the Makina clinic in Kibera. We get around on Matatus, which are ...

First day in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya travel blog

First day in Kibera

A travel blog entry by orielle


... at home, Peter and Paul, were around all day.  I asked them all the silly questions a mzungu (white person) would have about Kenya.  They were good sports.  I tried to write a blog on Sunday, but when I tried to post it, it got ...

goat truck, Nanyuki, Kenya travel blog

goat truck

A travel blog entry by thesunroseclear


... world with a higher incidence of men wearing sports jackets?) The following incident pinpoints for me the difference between Ethiopia and Kenya (then I'll give Ethiopia a rest, promise). On the goat truck, the upper frame consisted of a grid of 4-cm ...

Amazing first day of distribution - 800 kids!, Nairobi, Kenya travel blog

Amazing first day of distribution - 800 kids!

A travel blog entry by meganjohnson


The day began a bit overcast but after a big breakfast here at the Guest House we loaded up our van, with driver Wycliff we headed to the East lands area. This meant that we drove through rush hour in Nairobi ! and what an experience - red lights don't ...

Cup of tea my dear, Kenya, Kenya travel blog

Cup of tea my dear

A travel blog entry by lisamae

Today we had the most glamorous day in Kenya which I felt as though I did not meet the dress code for (note to self, always pack one nice outfit. Being practical and relying on your hobbie of shopping should be relaxed when backpacking in Africa). A ...

Mombasa: It's a port town., Old Mombasa, Kenya travel blog

Mombasa: It's a port town.

A travel blog entry by texasnomads


During our travels, Lyndi and I have had the pleasure of staying in many a “port town” along our travels: La Ceiba, Bluefields, Punta  Arenas, Guayaquil, etc.; and our general consensus is this- port towns suck. With the ...

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