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Nairobi National Park

This weekend we went to Nairobi National Park to go on a mini safari. Fun fact: the word safari is a Kiswahili word, kusafiri, which means travel or journey.   747 more words


Species List (Thus Far)

I beg your pardon for the delay, and for the lack of photographs, but I’ve been experiencing some technical difficulties that I will try to attend to ASAP. 233 more words


The final days in Kenya

Deciding whether to go on a safari or not was an easy decision.  You cannot pay over $1000 USD to travel to East Africa and then refuse to go into one of the national parks to look for the creatures of The Lion King.   1,357 more words


Sunday 25th January 2015

A self-imposed holiday from the busyness of life is best. There is this serious beau who took me out for a Sunday drive at the Nairobi National Park and I could say I’m ready to move in with him! 164 more words


CFSIA Day 4: Nairobi

It’s so crazy that this is already our fourth full day in Kenya! Seems like only yesterday my family was dropping me off at the airport in Montreal on Saturday. 663 more words


First Few Days in Nairobi

Well, amazingly it is only day three of the CFSIA 2015 program, and I already feel like I’ve been here for weeks! I won’t mention the grueling 16+ hours of travel that we had to endure to get here, but let’s just say that complaints along the way were common and numerous, and our arrival at ICIPE (International Centre for Insect Physiology and Evolution) late on Sunday evening (January 11th) was heavenly – WiFi, running showers, beds, buffet-style meals, and electricity! 769 more words


Holidays and Travel: Kenya 1983 (Part two)

Nairobi did not really live up to expectations. Despite a couple of interesting buildings, it was predominantly modern, and not very attractive. The outskirts of the city were surrounded by unregulated slums, and the few attempts at modern architecture were overshadowed by the reality of life for most of those living there. 1,155 more words

Nostalgia And Reflections