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Back to Zambia

The drive back Our return trip to Zambia was always meant to be a quick one and I thought we did well to get back to Lusaka in around 3.5 days, although our days were very long! From Diani Beach we headed south back into Tanzania, a very quick border and the Tanzanian...

Mombasa and Kenya’s coast

The road between Nairobi and Mombasa is long and scary! Only 500km away, we expected a good steady drive, nothing like what we encountered. The number and the condition of the trucks on this road make any travel for cars extremely long and frustrating. Add that to...

A visit to Kenya’s capital

The road up to Nairobi once again started out pretty bumpy. In fact we found it easier to use “side roads” instead of the road as it was quicker and had less impact on Ruth (the side roads are just tracks resulting from vehicle use overtime). As we got closer to...

Walking with Maasai

From the Maasai Mara to “Walking with Maasai”! Earlier in our trip we had been told about a project being run in Southern Kenya, not too far from the Maasai Mara called “Walking with Maasai”. It got a great review and after looking up their website/ Facebook page we...

Maasai Mara

Our entry into Kenya was pretty straight forward, paying $50 for a visa and a quick “health check” (a couple of quick questions) by the authorities there due to the Ebola virus outbreak in Uganda. All in all a quick border crossing. Unfortunately the same probably...