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Rhino Charge 2017: Adventuring in the north Kenyan bush

As you guys know, a couple of weeks ago we participated in the Rhino Charge, a charitable race that supports the conservation and protection of Kenya’s wildlife and mountain range ecosystems. This year, chargers raised a staggering 153 million shillings ($1.5 … 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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Lunch on the road: Café Ubuntu

I’ve been hearing great things about Café Ubuntu in Maai Mahiu ever since Pop Up Nairobi decided to do a brunch there a few months back. (Incidentally, Pop Up Nairobi is another thing I’m dying to experience!) My friend Leonie and I … Continue reading

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Weekend getaway: Colobus Cottages in Nanyuki

A while back, we went up to Nanyuki for a weekend for a housewarming party. We stayed at Colobus Cottages during our visit, and we loved the rustic beauty and friendly atmosphere of the place!

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A weekend in Naivasha: Lahai House

A few months ago, we spent a lovely weekend with friends at Lahai House on the north coast of Lake Naivasha. It was such a wonderful, relaxing weekend with good friends, good food, and plenty of good wine.

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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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Day trip: Mlango Farm

It is so nice to get out of the city once in a while and get some fresh air. This weekend we headed up to Mlango Farm with friends and family to pick some veggies, tour the farm, and enjoy lunch … Continue reading

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A weekend in Laikipia – El Karama Lodge

We headed up to Laikipia with a bunch of friends this weekend. We went to El Karama, and rented out the entire lodge for our group.

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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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A day at Lake Naivasha: Fired Earth and Elementaita Weavers

We went back to Lake Naivasha this weekend with my parents, who are visiting from the US. While we were there, we went to visit the local artisans at Fired Earth and Elementaita Weavers.

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