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A DAY TOUR AT KIAMBETHU FARM

A DAY TOUR AT KIAMBETHU FARM

Just a short drive from the heart of Nairobi, Kiambethu Farm at Limuru provides a tranquil insight into life on a settler farm.The farm house is set within beautiful gardens surrounded by acres of tea and indigenous forest – home to the Colobus monkey and plenty of other wildlife .

Kiambethu was bought and farmed by AB McDonell in 1910. He was the first person to grow, make and sell tea commercially in Kenya – now one of Kenya’s biggest exports. Five generations have lived on the farm and it is currently run by his granddaughter Fiona Vernon.

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HOTEL REVIEW: GROGAN’S CASTLE HOTEL

HOTEL REVIEW: GROGAN’S CASTLE HOTEL

We were invited to visit Grogan Caste in Taita, Taveta late last year. We had been to Tsavo before, but this was our first time in Taveta and we must say, it’s pretty much what we imagined.
WHEN IN ETHIOPIA PART 2- ADDIS ABABA

WHEN IN ETHIOPIA PART 2- ADDIS ABABA

So part 1 was all about the North part of Ethiopia with its magnificent scenery and landscapes get to read it here. In this post I’ll be sharing a few places I visited within the capital-Addis Ababa. Watch the Ethiopia vlog  My Trip to Ethiopia and don’t forget to subscribe:)

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FORT JESUS – THE OLD PORT GUARD

FORT JESUS – THE OLD PORT GUARD

Mombasa old town is believed to be the first place at the Kenyan Coast to be settled by the Swahili ethnic group. At the mention of Old town, the first thing that crosses ones mind is the view of an old quiet town located at the edge of the sea that boasts of rich culture, a diverse community, deep history and ancient architecture- Fort Jesus.

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