Kenya

TEMPLE POINT RESORT WATAMU

Watamu being the final leg of my coast holiday I looked forward to relaxing and resting my weary sun poached forehead some place nice those last three days. Looking on AirBnB I found a nice little place secured it and went about my life. Then my reservation got cancelled and ruined my day. Going back to the drawing board I ...

GEDI RUINS

Looking for a historical fix while you’re in Watamu ,the Gedi (Gede) ruins are where it’s at! located in the Arabuko Sokoke forest ,the Gedi ruins are a medival,historical and archeological site built in the 13th century consisting of a walled town, mosques, a palace and numerous houses all depicting distinctive Swahili coast architecture. The ...

HELL’S KITCHEN MARAFA.

Once upon a time, in a land far far away lived a family chocking on wealth. They owned land, many cows and lived a good wasteful life. the family squandered their most precious commodity; milk. So much so they bathed and washed their clothes with it. One fateful day, the gods had had enough and decided to punish them. they ...

MALINDI

There’s something about Malindi. Something eerie and haunting in a beautiful ancient town that once was type of way. She’s a ghost town of sorts. Ron, Arnold and I spent a day driving around looking for the sights and gelato which Arnold had mentioned was of great quality in these parts. the streets were empty with ...

KILIFI SIGHTS;VUMA CLIFFS AND TAKAUNGU VILLAGE.

Exploring Kilifi, I took a motorcycle to go see some of what Kilifi has to offer. Moody my guide for the day took me on a 30 minute ride along the highway on our way to our first stop the Vuma cliffs. Kilifi is beautiful. When I thought of the coast, I always had dry sand and palm trees on the ...

KILIFI;DISTANT RELATIVES

With Mombasa done and dusted, it was onto the next coastal adventure; Kilifi. I came across Kilifi while searching for my next festival adventure as I feel I’ve done Nyege Nyege to death. The Kilifi New Year Festival is what came up. Check them out on Instagram it looks insane! I figured some reckon of the general area ...

FORT JESUS AND OLD TOWN MOMBASA

I love history! Stories of old, antiques, ruins you name it I’m here for it. i can’t think of a better place to experience some great history in Mombasa than Fort Jesus. Built towards the end of the 16th century by the Portuguese by the coastline in old Mombasa town, the fort was declared a national ...

MOMBASA

CITYBLUE CREEK HOTEL. First time I came to Mombasa was on a scouting trip in 2001 I think. we’d been driving all night from Nairobi and stopped off someplace for a bite to eat. We got a pack of fries and sausages. the wieners were alright. The fries however were devoid of any and all salt or seasoning. It ...

NAIROBI CITY TOUR;11 THINGS TO DO IN NAIROBI.

A very good friend of mine from high school Jeen runs some great tours under his Nairobi On Foot company based in Nairobi. one of such tours is the Nairobi City Walk which he so graciously offered to take me on. A 4 day tour for me, these are the places I highly recommend you give a try. 1.Nairobi ...

KENYA

You know that Chameleon song ‘Vumilia’? That right there was a song that truly resonated with me. In particular that seated on a stool in a bus corridor line. That was literally me circa 2001going to Kenya for the first time. It was a school trip and our cheaper than cheap school chaperons managed to pack what had ...