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Archive for the ‘Nairobi’ category

  • Nairobi National Park. The muzungu’s first city safari!

    Apr 17, 17 • 3293 views 5 comments

    A city safari in Nairobi National Park. An early morning game drive to match any safari in the bush! It seemed weird to leave our four-star city hotel and drive through commuter traffic for an early morning safari. Usually, it’s a question of...

  • The Muzungu’s travel highlights of 2012 – Uganda travel blog

    Jan 12, 13 • 6656 views 6 comments

    The Muzungu’s travel highlights of 2012 – Uganda travel blog Life in Uganda has tested me in many ways and 2012 was ‘challenging’ as we say around here – but I’m still here ‘living the dream’ (on a...

  • Do you stop the car in Nairobi?

    Mar 17, 12 • 3479 views 4 comments

    “Stop the car,” says Jane. “Take me back to the airport.” It’s 11 pm. After an uneventful flight – save for the mother who let her (very obviously distressed) 4 year old son bawl for 20 minutes, we land in Nairobi. We’re last on the...

  • Kampala to Nairobi – 14 hours of speed bumps

    Sep 30, 11 • 16473 views 13 comments

    It was a terrible night’s sleep – a 14 hour bus journey from Kampala to Nairobi: I awoke cold, cold and achey. The speed bumps shuddered us awake every few minutes. I swear I woke a hundred times. A few glasses of Waragi (it was my birthday...

  • A quick glimpse of Nairobi nightlife

    Nov 29, 09 • 3635 views 3 comments

    “Ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats as we approach Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta airport.” I’m slightly apprehensive leaving Uganda as I leave behind the familiarity of the Luganda greetings that I’ve been having such fun...