Category Archives: Camping

Camping at Tiwi Beach

Jesse and I loved camping even before we had kids, though we do it much more often (and we’re way better at it!) now that we’ve got a family. One place we always loved camping was at Twiga Lodge, Tiwi … Continue reading

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Places I long to go, but haven’t been to yet…

We love to travel, and always have. Even since we started a family, we pride ourselves on still getting out there and seeing what Kenya and the region have to offer. Admittedly, since having kids, we are much more likely to … Continue reading

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Camping with kids is easier than you think

We’ve been camping with our kids since both of them were young babies. People always seem impressed, thinking that it must be so difficult. Believe me, it’s not! Camping with babies and young kids is much easier than you think, as … Continue reading

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Our camping packing checklist!

I’ve been promising myself for ages to draft a packing list for when we go camping – an exhaustive list of what we may need, that can be tailored or trimmed depending on the trip. Well, here it is! A … Continue reading

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Camping at Mount Suswa – reprise

A couple of years ago, we went camping at Mount Suswa with a group of friends.  Mount Suswa is a wonderfully remote extinct volcano in the Rift Valley, with spectacular views of its unique double-caldera .  We went back for a second trip … Continue reading

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Camping along the Malewa River

We had a fantastic camping trip this weekend with some wonderful friends, along the Malewa River, along the escarpment just outside Naivasha.  Our family loves camping, and every time we go on a camping trip, I think to myself, “We don’t … Continue reading

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Camping at Mount Suswa

Another blast from our family’s travel past…  Remember our camping trip to Gatamaiyo Forest? Well, a year ago, we did a similar trip to Mount Suswa with a huge group of friends and a gaggle of kids.  Mount Suswa is … Continue reading

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Camping in Gatamaiyo Forest Nature Reserve

This weekend, we went camping with tons of friends and their kids to Gatamaiyo Forest Nature Reserve. It was such an amazing trip! We had about 24 adults and 17 kids (under the age of 5!), so it was quite … Continue reading

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