Category Archives: Kenya

Kenya Part III – Aberdare National Park and back to Nairobi

17 to 19 August 2015

View of Lake Naivasha

View of Lake Naivasha

The first 20 kilometres of the road from Lake Naivasha to Aberdare, was tarred. From there on we followed a gravel road taking us up to 3,100 metres above sea level. The road was winding through small farms and villages, with the biggest climb at the end near the gate to the National Park. Continue reading

Kenya Part II – Nairobi

5 – 14 August 2015

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The first part of the road from Maasai Mara to Nairobi was horrible. Mainly because of the bad corrugation but also due to the crazy drivers bringing guests from Nairobi to the Park. They had no fear, speeding on the gravel road at speeds that would have me make them stop and let me out if I was one of their passengers. I’d rather take my chances with lions and elephants; I’m sure it would be safer that way. Continue reading

Kenya Part I – Maasai Mara

1 August 2015 – 5 August 2015

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After only four days in Tanzania, we were finally in Kenya. We had to come to Kenya via Tanzania and the southern shores of Lake Victoria as our insurance did not cover us north of the Equator, unless we pay a prince’s ransom. Continue reading