Grand Bazaar & Spice Bazaar (Day 2)

Having had no plans for Istanbul, I decided to try some touristy spots. After a typical Turkish breakfast, which was delicious, I went to chat up the receptionist who gave me a map and sent me on my merry way. Ali, a very nice gentleman, was headed in the same … Continue reading “Grand Bazaar & Spice Bazaar (Day 2)”

Utamu wa Watamu (Part 2)

Schmetterling – the german word for butterfly. It has a beautiful ring to it. Schmetterling! We had an opportunity to visit the Kipepeo Butterfly House which is located in Gede/Gedi. That guy refused to move so I could take my shot but oh well, you get some, you don’t get … Continue reading “Utamu wa Watamu (Part 2)”

Utamu wa Watamu (Part 1)

When that trip that you’ve been waiting for finally comes to fruition, nothing can keep you calm. Your mind is engaged, your body is ready and your feet can’t help but take off.  This post will be filled with pictures because my words aren’t enough for it. I’ll skip the boring … Continue reading “Utamu wa Watamu (Part 1)”

Meru Chronicles (Part 2)

Ithee wa Gathoni is back Adventure continues… It’s 1 am inside a banda, remember initially we were supposed to sleep in a tent. The bed is a 5 by 6 meaning it can comfortably accommodate three individuals. I had carried an inflatable mattress but since there was no electricity it … Continue reading “Meru Chronicles (Part 2)”

Meru Chronicles (Part 1)

This is gonna be a long one, but interesting all the same. As told by my guest writer – James ithee wa Gathoni. Grab your popcorns! Part 1 So we decided to visit Meru National Park and camp over night since the last time we headed there it took us … Continue reading “Meru Chronicles (Part 1)”

Zip-lining at The Forest

If it seems like a crazy idea, then you should probably do it. In fact, scratch that, you definitely should do it. This is what Ziplining at the forest sounded like. The Forest is this wonderful place located in Kereita slightly past Limuru town. Flying Fox (another of its names) … Continue reading “Zip-lining at The Forest”

Camp Ndunda Falls: New Year Jumpoff

I never thought of camping in Embu until it came up in my camping group. Having hailed from that side of town, I wasn’t curious to the possibilities that the town could offer. You could call it familiarity with the area, or perhaps something else. A friend happened to share … Continue reading “Camp Ndunda Falls: New Year Jumpoff”