In the shadow of Kilimanjaro lies a mountain with all of its neighbor’s glory but little of its fame. Cameron Fergus treks Mount Kenya and shares his observations.
A trip on a decrepit railroad line between Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya, which was dubbed “The Lunatic Line,” and has been replaced by a modern train.
Keeping the Faith: The Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition (MERC) Father-Mother Earth, We pray thee at sunrise and sunset, that you may not abandon your sacred duty of sustaining our lives. The water that quenches our thirst, the air that we breathe, the trees that provide shade, and the animals that give us company, all make […]
By Susan McKee Nairobi isn’t an ancient settlement. It didn’t start as a market town or a crossroads on historic trade routes. It is an accident of colonialism: a staging point on a railway project to link British East Africa’s Indian Ocean port with an inland hub. Back in 1899, Nairobi was set up as […]
A Maasai Kenyan Barbecue: Only for Men By Rene Bauer Our eyes had to get used to the twilight among the trees, from the bright, hot Kenyan sunlight we had stepped into the half-darkness of this group of trees. At least it was cooler here. The men stared at us, white visitors didn’t seem to […]
Devon Magoon writes about volunteer opportunities helping orphans and vulnerable children in Kenya through the AID Kenya Foundation and Touch Kenya.