Nairobi, Kenya Capital of Kenya and East Africa, 12th largest city in Africa, 3+ million people, crowded, diverse, everyone on the go, chaos, fancy cars and nice homes with the 2nd largest slum across the street … a nice change of pace from Tanzania.
Category Archives: Kenya
In 1985, the movie Out of Africa was released. It won 28 awards, including 7 Academy Awards. I remember watching this movie with my mom. She owned the soundtrack and listened to it often. Somehow, that CD ended up in my collection (sorry, Mom). That movie was my first real exposure to Africa and British […]
Elephants I had the opportunity to visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Orphanage in Nairobi today. Visitors are allowed for one hour each day. Orphaned elephants (usually due to poachers) come here as early as 2 days old and stay for 2 years before they are transferred to a rehabilitation center (where they start learning to survive […]
Giraffes and Warthogs On my first day in Kenya, I visited the Giraffe Centre – a nonprofit organization that was created to protect the Rothschild giraffe, which is only found in East Africa. Roaming free was also a family of warthogs. Was a fun day in Nairobi. Loving this city!