Living in Nairobi

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Mt Kenya’s Great Lakes Tour

Whichever route you use when climbing Mt Kenya, you can’t miss sighting a lake or two. Perhaps you’ve wondered how many of these there are on the mountain.  Over 25 lakes dot Mt Kenya’s...

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Mt Kipipiri

Mt Kipipiri looms large in the minds of the historically inclined. In its shadow is Wanjohi Valley, the hotbed of hedonism by white settlers in Kenya from the 1920s to the 1940’s. Numerous books...

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Nature Walk Through Loita Forest

A nature walk through Loita Forest evokes images of the biblical Garden of Eden. The ecosystem in Loita Forest hasn’t been disrupted by introduction of exotic plants, making it one of few remaining truly...

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Olorngelai Nature Trail

The remote, rarely visited Olorngelai Nature Trail, once a favorite with mountain climbers, is on a 100m high fault scarp west of the Ngong Hills. Massive rocks, high cliffs, chimneys and shallow caves dot...

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Oldoinyo Lengai, the Western Trail

Oldoinyo Lengai is an extraordinary active volcano in a remote corner of Northern Tanzania. It’s eruptions freeze in mid-air within seconds of bursting from the earth’s bowels, only to shatter and rain down like hailstones...

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Kitengela Mbuni Runners

Gone are the days when Kitengela residents had to go to Nairobi for banking, shopping, working out at a gym, or to join a running club. Kitengela Mbuni Runners, a local running group, serves...