Living in Nairobi

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Menengai Crater

Menengai Crater The spectacular Menengai Crater (actually a caldera) draws visitors from far and wide with its massive circular rim, plunging cliffs, and the rugged terrain on the caldera’s floor. Situated on the outskirt...

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The Nairobi Gallery

The Nairobi Gallery sits unobtrusively beneath the notorious Nyayo House tower at the corner of Kenyatta Avenue and Uhuru Highway. It currently serves as a Museum and Art Gallery under the National Museums of...

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Mt Longido, the Northern Trail

Right after crossing from Kenya to Tanzania at Namanga, the prominent rocky summit of Mt Longido can be seen to the left, seemingly daring climbers to attempt its sheer rock faces. For hikers preparing...

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Lamu Old Town, a World Heritage Site

Lamu Old Town is the oldest and best-preserved Swahili settlement on the East African coastal strip, having been continuously inhabited for over 700 years. To date it still has one of the most conservative...

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Nairobi Botanical Garden

The Nairobi Botanical Garden is a little know strip of green space nestling between the Nairobi National Museum buildings and the Nairobi River, about 10 minutes walk from the Central Business District (CBD). A...

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Ndoto Mountains, Aldera Hill

The Ndoto Mountains on the northern end of Samburu County are an oasis for those adventurous enough to brave the long off-road hot dusty drive through the semi-arid northern frontier plains of Kenya. Insecurity...

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Ten Uniquely Kenyan Things

Like everything else in life, Kenya has positive as well as negative things and events associated with it. This post seeks to highlight some of the positive things worth celebrating about Kenya. In no...