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Manera Farm

In my prior post I wrote about our hike up Mount Longonot. After that hike, we went for a late lunch (okay, we didn’t eat until around 4 or 4:30) at… 343 more words


A Few Months of Living Life

Arriving back from the US to Africa I flew into Nairobi, Kenya (instead of Kilimanjaro, TZ). There were several reasons for this: 1. The plane tickets are literally hundreds of dollars less to fly into Nairobi as opposed to Kili. 801 more words

My Everyday "normal" Life In Africa

Mount Longonot

The other weekend we decided to do a day trip with some friends. The plan was to hike Mount Longonot up in Naivasha. We expected it to be a full day including the drive, with the hiking taking up maybe two to three hours for going up and down total. 728 more words


Balloon Ventures: Reflections and Chill

And so the halfway point of the programme came around just as quickly as everyone had previously warned us, and before you know it we were all packed into matatus (public buses here) heading to a rather famous Kenyan lake for two nights of fun and reflection (and giraffes!).  582 more words

A Hiking and Camping Escapade @ Naivasha. Don't You Miss!!

Mount Longonot

Mount Longonot is 60 kilometres northwest of Nairobi. It is a stratovolcano thought to have last erupted in the 1860s. It rises to a height of 2,776 m,  Mount Longonot has a forest of small trees that covers the crater floor, and small steam vents are found spaced around the walls of the crater. 168 more words

Camping Meals - Naivasha Burgers!

(Shout out to Anto for the title!)  In desperate need of a break, we braved the chilly weather to go camping in Naivasha which turned out to be quite pleasant. 238 more words



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