Kisumu had been among the top 3 destinations on my bucket-list for local places to visit in Kenya since 2015, so you can imagine my excitement and mental satisfaction when I went there over the just-concluded December holidays. 1,151 more words
In the late 1950s, the Nile perch was introduced to Lake Victoria. One of the consequences was the decline of more than 500 native species, including many… 131 more words
Traveling is something we both enjoy and taking a few days off to enjoy the countryside is usually very welcome. After considering the Coast of Kenya and the Masai Mara, we finally decided to head west and explore the beautiful countryside of Western Kenya. 1,364 more words
Eldoret is a five hour drive west of Nairobi. Another two hours will get you to Kisumu, a city bordering Lake Victoria.
We stocked up on some road trip provisions: Stoney (like ginger beer but better… we may or may not have smuggled four bottles back to the States with us), Krest (like 7 Up but better… Hubby says it contains quinine which helps protect against malaria), and fresh roasted corn on the cob, purchased through the front passenger window from a roadside stand. 181 more words