Living in Nairobi

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Inter-City Passenger Train Service in Kenya

Rift Valley Railway (RVR), a concessionaire currently operating the railway network in Kenya and Uganda since 2006, provides limited Inter-City passenger train service in Kenya. Historically, Mombasa and Kisumu are the only destinations from...

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Nairobi Safari Walk

The Nairobi Safari Walk offers a unique setting for visitors to see Kenya’s flora and fauna in habitats that simulate natural environments, albeit on a smaller scale than the large National Parks and Game...

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Nairobi City Market

The Nairobi City Market, sandwiched between Muindi Mbingu Street and Koinange Street, is a favorite with Nairobi residents for its butcheries that offer a wide variety of meat products, from the common beef, goat...

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Nairobi Marathon

The Stanchart Nairobi Marathon, held annually towards the end of October, includes 42km full marathon, 21km half marathon, and 10km road races through the city streets. The route course has been changed numerous times over...

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Ndakaini Half Marathon

  For recreational runners, the hills, river crossings, and forests along the Ndakaini Half Marathon course make this race a uniquely enjoyable experience. The hills make the race challenging, but the beautifully green surroundings...

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Kwea Milele

Kwea Milele (Swahili for Ascent Forever) is a premier hiking phenomenon that hit the Nairobian for the last five years. Started by 5 friends with a random hike plan to Mount Longonot, Kwea Milele subsequently...

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Nairobi Parking Scarcity

From the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to the central business district (CBD) and Industrial Area, Nairobi motorists have had to put up with a severe parking shortage for so long that one cannot...

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Kitengela Glass

A trip to Kitengela Glass takes you through a very rough, bumpy road surrounded by scrubby terrain all round, with a panoramic view of the distant Nairobi cityscape across the Nairobi National Park. When...

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Kisumu World AIDS Marathon

The 8th annual Kisumu World AIDS Marathon will be held on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2013. The entry fee is Ksh100 for Kenyans, and US$120 for foreigners. T-shirts are generally limited and are given...

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Peter Mulei Machakos Road Race

This is an annual road race through the cool hilly environs of Machakos town, with running distances of 5km, 10km and 21km. Situated 64km south-east of Nairobi, Machakos town enjoys cool temperatures of between...

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Nguruman Escarpment

The journey from Nairobi to the Nguruman Escarpment takes you through the rolling green foothills of the Ngong Hills, a long descent to the semi-arid plains on the floor of the Great Rift Valley,...

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Olesekut

Situated in the South Rift Valley about 50km from Nairobi, the Olesekut summit  on Oloroka mountain range offers a moderately easy day hike through Maasai country that takes about 5-6hours to complete. Foreigners erroneously...

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Lewa Safaricom Marathon

Started back in 2000, the Lewa Safaricom Marathon has grown over the years to become one of the top highlights of the running calendar in Kenya, enjoying popularity with local and International runners alike....