We were off by 5 am and Ali our driver (who must have been a rally driver in a different life) managed to get us to the lake’s shore before sunrise. We were also able to take photos of fishermen in their makeshift rafts. Sunrise at the lake. That is …

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The weather certainly did not approve of our 4am plans. By the time we woke up it ws raining heavily so for safety’s sake we decided to depart later.

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This morning I had a welcome break from the super early mornings. Nevertheless I did not want to leave my bed. We spent the night in Ken Mosa in Eldoret

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Day 6 started off slow and found us in Iten, the home of champions – over the last 30 years, the town has produced world-class long distance

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Unlike yesterday, thankfully nothing went wrong today, so I have nothing to rant about. Day 5 started off early, 5 am in order to catch the sunrise.

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Last night was a bit of a nightmare. We spent the whole day shooting so naturally we were exhausted. All I wanted was to take a hot shower and sleep.

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During the briefing for Unexpected Kenya someone mentioned that it was going to be hard work and that we should expect to get very little sleep.

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Day 2 didn’t start off too well, we all overslept including Seronei, our driver. It was one of those mornings where I heard my alarm

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I have been chosen as part of the team involved in capturing images for Safaricom’s  2015 calendar whose theme is unexpected Kenya. Safaricom

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When it comes to Africa travel, Kenya is a country that has more often than not been described as being touristy; a commonplace, inauthentic, overcrowded and overrun with travelers. But compared to other leading travel hubs, Kenya is not only far from being touristy but also lags behind when it …

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It has been a good year for the blog. Not only did the blog win the 2014 Bloggers Association of Kenya Award for best travel blog but I also got to participate in Unexpected Kenya – this involved traversing the country and capturing images for the Safaricom’s (the leading mobile …

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Kerio View was without a doubt the best hotel we spent our night in during the unexpected Kenya journey. Though I did not get to spend a lot of time at the hotel, in that most of our days  were spent on the road, it made enough of an impact …

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Mt Elgon National park is located 420 kms from Nairobi. Access is via tarmac road to Kitale, branch to murram road then to the Chorlim Gate. At At 4,321 m (14,177 ft) Mt. Elgon is Kenya’s second highest mountain, an ancient eroded volcano with a huge caldera. The park covers an area of …

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New Year greetings to all, I’m back from the Christmas break and looking forward to another great year of travel and blogging. Let’s get the ball rolling … Eliye Springs, also known as Ille Springs, is a remote village on the western shore of Lake Turkana in Kenya, near the mouth …

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