Explore...

Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Nanyuki, Kenya

Dec 9, 2017 - Ok Pejeta Conservancy

Apologies for tardy first update. Africa.... Arrived in Nairobi to a cool evening. Big thanks to Euty for his house and to his sister Catherine and Steve for a home cooked meal we really appreciated. Next day we spent most of day getting through Nairobi and a short while traveling the 280km or so to Ol Pejeta. Kenyan drivers are crazy, and they clearly pick the best of this lot to terrorise the streets of the capital. So, after some near misses and a chancer who tried to convince us we had a hole in our radiator (aka aircon unit overflow)...

Jump to full entry

Oct 4, 2016 - Off to Sweetwater Tented Camp

It looks like 5:30AM wakeup, 6:30 breakfast, 7:30 departure is going to be the norm on this trip. Our regular waiter, Abdi, is missing at breakfast. But not to worry, he is on a day off today (one of only 4 in 4 months!), and is grabbing a ride with us into his hometown to visit his family for the day. Sweetwaters is just a midway point before our “real” next location, Lake Nakuru, but it doesn’t disappoint. The rooms indeed are tented, with canvas tops and front, but inside the room have a full bathroom with granite countertops, wifi,...

Jump to full entry

May 18, 2003 - Sweet Water Tented Camp

This morning after Breakfast I checked out of my room stored my luggage at the front desk and met my driver Jessie for my trip across the equator and on to my night stay at the Sweet Water Tented Camp near Mt. Kenya. The main reason for this part of the trip was I wanted to walk across the equator, so when we got there Jessie took pictures of me walking across it, with that done we were off passing through the small town of Nanyuki where Queen Elizabeth was staying when her father King George VI passed away making her the Queen of England....

Jump to full entry

Trip Journal


Trip to Africa 2003