I only started this blog a few years ago. Before that, I used to keep a journal but, due to some events that took place a few years back, no longer have those. 291 more words
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The great rift valley in Uganda. Perhaps not as famous as it’s Kenyan cousin but equally as impressive. It is often referred to as the ‘cradle of mankind’ due to the large number of early human fossil remains found here. 71 more words
Since independence, Bonde La Ufa is the largest province with the highest population in Kenya. It is occupied largely by Kalenjin people and history has it that the people of the Valley contribute significantly not only to the country’s food security and the GDP, but also to the winning presidential support whose vote has never failed to take its favourite candidate to the State House. 701 more words
Ngong Hills was always a popular destination for school trips. Of course I always looked for excuses not to go. Reasons are obvious. So when we included it in our Trek List for Summit Seekers, I was excited and curious to take it on. 661 more words
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale has hit northern Tanzania this afternoon, 15:27 local time (12:27 GMT). Damage is extensive and the death toll is likely to rise as the impact of the earthquake is made more severe by its shallow focus (10km) and the fact that the epicentre is in a populated region with poorly constructed buildings: … 83 more words
The Sleeping Warrior and Ugali Hills peaks are located in the Great Rift Valley, in Gilgil, overlooking Lake Elementaita.
The hill is 2200km high and resembles a man lying on his back, hence the name “Sleeping Warrior”. 681 more words