Kampala – Lodwar – Nakuru – Nairobi – Oslo

Just a small update months after I returned home… Leaving Kampala was not that bad, cause I was really looking forward to spend another week in Kenya before I had to go home. I travelled by bus from Kampala and planned to go to Eldoret for a few days before I joined James to go … Continue reading

Kisumu

After my trip to Maasai Mara I went back to Nakuru to stay a few more days with ROSA. It turned out to be just a few lazy days, and that was ok with me. Spent some time in the city, met a girl from couchsurfing – and she actually worked at the beauty saloon … Continue reading

Maasai Mara

I booked a trip with Pega tours in nakuru to go to maasai mara. I spend two nights there, and had one evening safari, one full day, and one in the morning. A lot of driving around on bumpy roads, and I saw a lot of animals. The camp was good the food was very … Continue reading

Malindi – relaxing and celebration of the new year

I hadnt planned much for the holiday, and my initial plan was to stay in mombasa during new year. I arrived at a very shabby hotel – all though the staff was very friendly. Mombasa is a big city, and I hadnt read anything about what to do there, but I knew there were beaches! … Continue reading

Nairobi – visiting Sasini coffee plantage and the museum

After celebrating Christmas in Nakuru it was time to move around to see more of Kenya. I started out in Nairobi, meeting Banus and his family. I met them in a park not far from the YMCA were I stayed, and discovered a very nice park! Big enough to walk around for hours, and also … Continue reading

Norwegian christmas and Kenyan christmas

Chrismas in Kenya! I actually hadnt thought much about how to spend the christmas. But then I met a norwegian woman who lives outside Nakuru with her kenyan husband and children. When she heared from some women at a conference she joined that there were a norwegian in egerton she wanted to get in touch, … Continue reading

Egerton Univeristy, traditional kenyan food and labwork

Egerton is situated about 25 km outside Nakuru town. The way of travelling is matatus, and they pass all the time, and leave when they are full- or more than full. It is the way of moving around everywhere, and I start getting used to it. They almost throw you into it, and there is … Continue reading

Safari – Lake Nakuru NP

My first safari! I guess there will be some more. I think the photos describe the beautiful view in the park and I saw a lot of animals! Lake Nakuru is known for the flamingos, but they were not there…just a few of them. During the rainy season parts of the lake is turned into … Continue reading

Menengai Krater

Menengai Crater is an extinct volcano with views of Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria as well as the crater itself. It is a large Caldera, formed by millions of years of volcanic activity. The highest point, at some 2,300 m above sea level, has a signpost that shows the directions and distances to several places in … Continue reading

ROSA project and visiting implementation sites

ROSA – Resource-Oriented Sanitation concepts for peri-urban areas in Africa.  This is a research project funded by EU to implement principles of sustainable sanitation in four African countries: Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. They also include a lot of local partners in the funding and implementation. During the first week I was shown around on … Continue reading