Five Backpacker Friendly Camps in Kenya

By on March 12, 2019

**************************************************************************************** Ten years ago it was very difficult to backpack around Kenya due to a lack of good public transport links and budget places to stay, however over the years public transport has improved and is continuing to improve, especially with the development of the SGR train. ** In that time an increasing number of […]

The Porridge Project – Ole Keene School

By on January 2, 2017

On 5th April 2012 we first visited our neighbouring primary school in Ole Keene. Comprising of basic iron sheet classrooms and a mud hut kitchen plus two newly built classrooms it is a very basic school. Although now a government funded school it was originally built from contributions by the villagers of Ole Keene and […]

The Big Five (Big 5)

By on May 28, 2014

Every year thousands of tourists visit Kenya and the Maasai Mara in the hope of catching a glimpse of the big five. So what are the Big 5? The big five were so named by colonial hunters for being the five most difficult and notoriously dangerous animals to hunt and kill. They were the Elephant, […]

Maasai Mara National Reserve – Information

By on March 15, 2014

What is the Maasai Mara National Reserve? The Maasai Mara National Reserve (also spelt Masai Mara) was established in 1948, it is approximately 1500sq. kms in size and adjoins Tanzania’s Serengeti. Probably Kenya’s number one tourist destination it holds spectacular scenery as well as vast amounts of bird and wildlife. The Reserve is famous for […]