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MY TURKANA 1

As we boarded the flight to Kitale, before embarking on a drive to Turkana, my mind was indeed a blank canvas, all I knew about this gorgeous town was what I had learnt during my geography classes and here I was exploring it. The excitement was beyond my own imagination. You see, Turkana is not only the second largest county in Kenya but also a haven for so many breathtakingly beautiful sceneries. From being the home of Kenya’s largest permanent desert lake to being the home of Turkana boy ( a 1.5 million years old skeleton making it one of the oldest homo Erectus skeletons ever found hence the name ‘Origin of mankind’). Such rich history! I couldn’t help but wonder why it took me so long to come here, as we drove to Lokichar, where we spent our first night, It was impossible not to note the amazing terrain, and guess what, I got to see River Turkwell. How cool! I’m so glad Maurice Murage aka Mr drone was there to take the shots because I wouldn’t know how to describe it in words and do justice to its beauty and for that, you can view it here…the first thing that had […]

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My Mombasa

Hey there Loves, Now for all those who may not know, I come from a beautiful city in Kenya called Mombasa. Growing up in Mombasa has probably been the best thing that has ever happened to me. Not only is it one of the best holiday destinations because of its sandy beaches and beautiful weather but it is one of the cities with such authentic cultural heritage. Somehow walking down the streets of Mombasa is like turning the pages of a best seller, a beautiful story is told. One can easily see where we started from to where we are. The hints of the Arab culture adopted during 1800’s  well embedded with modern Swahili culture.  From the spices to the gold stores, all through to the buildings. Many a time we travel to different destinations and need a tour guide or have to tirelessly look for areas to sightsee, as for Mombasa all you have to do is walk down its streets! If a little bit parched, a ‘madafu’ cart is right around the corner, feeling slightly light headed from walking under the sun’ well-erected benches by the sea are there to rest your tired feet, wish to fill up your stomach […]

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