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Monthly Archives / May 2014

Nairobi Animal Orphanage

Nairobi Animal Orphanage is the oldest animal orphanage in Kenya and set in Nairobi National Park with lush vegetation contrasting against the red dust and clay of the soil. Established in 1964 as a refuge and rehabilitation center for wild animals found abandoned or injured throughout Kenya, the unique facility records over 200,000 thousand visitors […]


Gedi Ruins, Malindi

Gedi is one of Kenya’s great unknown treasures, a wonderful lost city lying in the depths of the great Arabuko Sokoke forest. It is also a place of great mystery, an archaeological puzzle that continues to engender debate among historians. To this day, despite extensive research and exploration, nobody is really sure what happened to […]



Kenyan athletes, the likes of the legendary Kipchoge Keino and Henry Rono, decades ago set the bar high and established the country’s prowess as an athletics powerhouse. Ever since, Kenya has become a gold mine for world beating champion athletes and runners. In an age when Kenyan long distance running stars have turned the international […]


Tamarind Dhow

The  ’Tamarind Dhow Experience ’ is something you can never afford to miss, if you haven’t experienced it, you really don’t know what your missing out on!!! The dinner cruise commencing at 6.30pm, begins with a welcome “Dawa” cocktail as the Dhow sails smoothly towards Fort Jesus. The twinkling lights of Mombasa and the starlit […]


Lake Turkana Festival 2014

The Lake Turkana cultural Festival will take place for the 7th consecutive year in Loyangalani town; on the shores of the awe-inspiring Jade Sea in June 2014 (actual festival dates 13-15 June 2014). This year’s event is co-organized by the County Government of Marsabit, Local Community Festival Committee, Kenya Tourism Board, National Museums of Kenya […]


Laikipia Plateau

This spectacular region is considered the gateway to Kenya’s wild Northern frontier country. Wild and sparsely populated, much of Laikipia is covered by large privately owned ranches. On most ranches cattle share the land with free ranging wildlife. In recent years this wildlife has become a valuable asset, with many ranches now establishing guest houses, […]


Malindi and Watamu

The small town of Malindi is at the centre of a strip of idyllic tropical beaches offering the visitor a range of world class resorts and quiet relaxing hideaways. Further south, the sleepy village of Watamu is fronted by wide white beaches. This tranquil haven is home to several well established resorts, and many private […]


The Kisumu Impala Sanctuary

The Kisumu Impala Sanctuary spans about 38 ha. It was created to provide a home for threatened Impalas within Kisumu city and its environs. It also provides a safe grazing area for hippos from the lake. The sanctuary consists of two portions, separated by private developers. KWS is coming up with ideas on how best […]