Nairobi – city life and visiting the giraffe centre

I spent my last few days in Nairobi with Sarha, Anne, James and Urbanus. It was indeed some great days enjoying some big-city life and walking in the wonderful parks. We stayed in Africana, and had a good laugh about the rooms….the shower and the toilet worked in both – not too bad! My bed … Continue reading

Last weeks in Kenya

I continued straight to Malindi when I got back from Tanzania, and then I stayed at a nice hotel outside the city centre, close to the village of my friends. It was so nice and quiet there, and the room was kind of cool compared to the wall of heat that met me once I … Continue reading

One week in Tanzania

I was recommanded by a friend at home to step by Tanga on my way to Daar Es Salaam, so I did. I went there with a bus company called Tahmeed, which was a good choice. I had no idea where to stay when I arrived since there seemed to be a whole lot of … Continue reading

The kenyan coast – Mombasa and Diani beach

Arriving in the heat of Mombasa was not too bad after I spent some days in almost 40 degrees in the desert. I stayed in the Beracha guesthouse, which is an ok place in the middle of everything, and not too expensive. I met with my friend Ken the next day, and had a great … Continue reading

A small visit to the wild again.

The rough guide initiates its description of Lodwar like this: “For most Kenyans, mention of Lodwar conjures up remote and outlandish images of the badlands, an aberrant place where anything could befall you. And the Turkana District capital is, to put it mildly, a wild town.” Well, its not really that bad, but it’s a … Continue reading