Maralal's Eco warriors

Maralal Part 2

The road headed to Maralal town is quite an adventure as I mentioned earlier in my Maralal Part 1 post. It takes people about 4hours to get to the town on a good day with public means from Rumuruti town. By private means using a 4×4 car it would take about 2and a half to…

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Waterfall near the camp

Savage Wilderness Safari

The camp is situated on the road to Sagana and it is about 5kms from the main road from where the signboard is. The grounds are well maintained and the place is beautiful. The camp is right next to a river where the white water rafting is done and there is a lovely small waterfall…

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Barney's Burger

Barney’s Bar & Restaurant

On the outskirts of Nanyuki town about 20Kms from the Nyeri road route, is a small orange sign with a little plane drawn on it written Barney’s Bar & Restaurant. This is home to the most amazing burgers I have ever had and I always stop by when around Nanyuki.  Barney’s is right next to…

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Some of the Maa dancers

Olepolos Country Club

If you are a die-hard nyama choma fan then this is a must visit, the goat meat served there is on another level in terms of flavour, and I don’t say this lightly being the foodie that I am! Olepolos Country club is situated on Magadi Road just past Kisamis town. There are two routes…

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Rhino Charge

Rhino Charge 2013

This year’s event location was at Ol Doinyo Nyoike in Kajiado County a few kilometers from Magadi town. Rhino Charge is a motorsport competition that occurs annually organized by the Rhino Ark Charitable Trust and proceeds go towards the conservation of the Aberdare Ecosystem.  The event is always in remote bush locations with really rough…

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My trip to Eldoret started with an early (ok not so early) bus trip from the Easy Coach offices in Nairobi. This is the first time that I have used Easy Coach and I must say that I was quite pleased with their services. Their people on the ground are very polite, the bus is…

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Camel roadblock

Maralal Part 1

One of the ways to get to Maralal town is through the Rumuruti-Maralal road or through the Isiolo-Maralal road. The route I used was the Rumuruti-Maralal one which was quite an adventure. The tarmac ends at Rumuruti town and so the rest of the journey is on a rough road that has its good sections,…

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The Falls

Thompson’s Falls

When I was in Nyahururu town, I saw the sign for Thompson’s Falls and decided to check it out. I had heard that it is an amazing sight and a must see when in Nyahururu so decided to see for myself.     The sight is truly magnificent although I would have wished for there…

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