Category Archives: Camping

Great camping hack for kids – a bucket and rope!

When camping, I usually pack a bin with a few crayons and coloring books in case the kids need some activities beyond climbing rocks, hiking, and running around in the long grass. On our last trip, I decided to also … Continue reading

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Camping in the spectacular Chyulu Hills

The Chyulu Hills have long been on my list. I was inspired months ago after having read a post by The Kenyan Camper, and this weekend we finally made it! We had always been put off by the long drive, but Heidi’s … Continue reading

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Camping and adventuring in Hell’s Gate

This weekend we went camping at Hell’s Gate National Park in Naivasha and had a blast! It’s been ages since we last visited the park, and I’ve been dying to check out the geothermal spa at Olkaria gate, so we … Continue reading

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Camping in Mount Kenya National Park

This weekend we packed up the car and drove up to Mount Kenya National Park for some camping. The rainforests on the slopes of Mount Kenya are stunning! Nairobi is so terribly dry these days, and it felt so good to breathe … Continue reading

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Camping in Ngare Ndare Forest

We went camping a few weeks back in Ngare Ndare Forest, which lies north of Nanyuki, between Borana and Lewa conservancies. I was so busy writing about the rain, that I never got around to writing about how wonderful Ngare … Continue reading

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10 tips for camping in the rain

This weekend we went camping up in Ngare Ndare Forest, despite the ominous weather. We’ve been camping in the rain before, but I’m not going to lie, I was pretty nervous about this trip, given the flooding we experienced in Nairobi … Continue reading

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Hello long weekend!

What are you up to for the long weekend? We’re finally going camping in Ngare Ndare Forest – a place I’ve been dying to visit since I read about it on The Kenyan Camper a couple of years ago. There’s an … Continue reading

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Stargazing with The Travelling Telescope

We went on an epic camping trip last weekend – 21 adults, 20 kids, and a HUGE telescope. I first met the team from The Travelling Telescope ages ago – a chance encounter that left me with the idea to plan a … Continue reading

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Gone camping…

I don’t really do New Year’s resolutions, but this year, we’ve decided we need to go camping more often – a LOT more often. So this weekend we headed out of town, just the four of us, for a weekend … Continue reading

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Camping in the Maasai Mara

How did you ring in the New Year? We packed up the car (seriously, packed full from floor to roof!) and headed to the Maasai Mara for a bit of bush camping with friends.

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