Category Archives for Kenya

Kisumu

After my trip to Maasai Mara I went back to Nakuru to stay a few more days with ROSA. It turned out to be just a few lazy days, and that was ok with me. Spent some time in the city, met a girl from couchsurfing – and she actually worked at the beauty saloon […]

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Maasai Mara

I booked a trip with Pega tours in Nakuru to go to Maasai Mara. I joined a group tour seven other people, and I had a great stay! I spend two nights there, and had one evening safari, one full day, and one in the morning. A lot of driving around on bumpy roads, and […]

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Where to stay: Ozi´s Bed and Breakfast (Malindi, Kenya – 2009)

Ozi´s Bed and Breakfast is located opposite the tourist market in Malindi, and very close to the sea. The beach where you find other tourists are not that close though (I didn´t really find out where if there was a touristy beach even, but there are a lot of big resorts with swimming pools along […]

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Malindi – relaxing and celebration of the new year

I hadnt planned much for the holiday, and my initial plan was to stay in Mombasa during new year. I arrived at a very shabby hotel – all though the staff was very friendly. Mombasa is a big city, and I hadnt read anything about what to do there, but I knew there were beaches! […]

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Nairobi – visiting Sasini coffee plantage and the museum

After celebrating Christmas in Nakuru it was time to move around to see more of Kenya. I started out in Nairobi, meeting Banus and his family. I met them in a park not far from the YMCA were I stayed, and discovered a very nice park – the Arboretum park. Big enough to walk around […]

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Norwegian christmas and Kenyan christmas

Chrismas in Kenya! I actually hadnt thought much about how to spend the christmas. But then I met a norwegian woman who lives outside Nakuru with her kenyan husband and children. When she heared from some women at a conference she joined that there were a norwegian in egerton she wanted to get in touch, […]

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Ugali na sukuma wiki from Kenya

One of the most common staple food in Kenya is ugali na sukuma wiki. It is a common meal for many Kenyans because it is cheap. Ugali is an East African dish made from maize flour, and is cooked to a thick porridge or dough-like texture. To my knowledge, ugali is the most common staple […]

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Egerton Univeristy, traditional kenyan food and labwork

Egerton University is situated about 25 km outside Nakuru town. The way of travelling from Nakura is by matatus, and they pass all the time, and leave when they are full- or more than full. It is the way of moving around everywhere, and I start getting used to it. They almost throw you into it, […]

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Lake Nakuru National Park

My first safari! I guess there will be some more. I think the photos describe the beautiful view in the park and I saw a lot of animals! Lake Nakuru is known for the flamingos, but they were not there…just a few of them. During the rainy season parts of the lake is turned into […]

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Menengai Krater

Menengai Crater is an extinct volcano with views of Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria as well as the crater itself. It is a large Caldera, formed by millions of years of volcanic activity. The highest point, at some 2,300 m above sea level, has a signpost that shows the directions and distances to several places in […]

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