Tag Archives: Safari

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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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 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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Tembea Kenya: enjoying all Nairobi has to offer

Last week we went to Nairobi National Park for Mashujaa Day. We love to go for a game drive and a picnic in the park on public holidays! We woke up early, packed some food and a few blankets, and … Continue reading

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Weekend getaway: Punda Milias Nakuru Camp

I’ve been wanting to visit Punda Milias Nakuru Camp for a while now, so when Queen contacted me and offered us a free weekend at the camp, I was excited to take her up on her generosity! We headed out … 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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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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What we’re reading: The Lion and the Mouse

We love this book, The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney. You know how much we love children’s books about Africa (like this one and this one), and I’ve always been a sucker for beautiful artwork (I’ll never get over … 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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