Day 5

Hemingways is so beautiful that we decided not to do a real early start so we could just relax and enjoy before going to an ATM and the grocery and then off to Daphne Sheldricks Elephant Orphange. Started many years ago, this project rescues baby elephants for return...

Day 4

All three of us were excited about the too-early morning start because it meant checking out of the Norfolk….yes, moving to new hotel a day early. A less than auspicious beginning, but one that added another story and was fodder for kidding all day. My dear...

Day 3: Election Day

As always I got up about 5 this morning. We really have no plans as this is "the day". First thing I noticed when stepping out into the garden was that there was absolutely no human noise. As in any major huge international capitol, there are traffic noises,...

Day 2 – August 2017

You all know how I say that it is the things that go a little off that make the best stories? Let’s just say that I think it will take a while to tell the stories from the first few days alone! On with the events of Day 2: It was a leisurely morning of expecting...

Nairobi: August 2017 – Arrived Safe and Sound

Finally here….immigration was a zoo. The new "envisa" was supposed to speed things up, but issues in my arrival terminal meant it took over an hour to get through the line and through immigration. It’s all part of the experience. We got to the...

Big Cat Research!

Check out this itinerary to see what we’re doing now. From Nairobi to Mt. Kenya and the Mara, the real treat is spending two weeks at the Big Cat Research Center learning about and getting up close to Kenya’s majestic animals.  

Ena’s Birthday Trip of a Lifetime

Ena’s favorite places and experiences! We’ll be posting the itinerary very soon! In the meantime, check out the Whales, Sharks, Elephants, and More itinerary that’s just been posted in the Itineraries section!