I wanted to see another side of Africa. The other side, actually. After our latest travels in West Africa, I decided to visit Kenya, all the way across the continent.
Another Side of Africa - 30 January 2018 – I wanted to see another side of Africa – the Africa of green hills and golden savannahs; delicate wispy-branched acacia trees and towering snow capped mountains; exotic animals lurking in long grass or beside parched waterholes; the white sands and turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean coastline. I mean, literally, the … More Another Side of Africa
Life on Lamu - 5 February 2018 – ‘Safari’ is a Swahili word that means journey. So although my sister and I had to leave the Masai Mara after an amazing three days of game driving and camp life (ok…it was ‘glamp life’) – our safari continued. Leaving the Mara was not totally straightforward; when our camp guides dropped … More Life on Lamu
Not All Who Wander Are Lost - 10 February 2018 – I’d said goodbye to my sister and left her on a plane from Lamu, bound for Nairobi. She’d gone home and I was in Malindi, travelling solo down the coast of Kenya. Around here, locals often call travellers ‘Mzungus’ – it’s a Swahili word which roughly translates to ‘one who roams … More Not All Who Wander Are Lost