This beautiful town is not what it used to be a couple of years back. It has really been through a lot of mishaps, damaging fires, befouled beaches, all which led to local investors upping and leaving, resulting from declining business. But the local community, together with private organizations and the local government are working hard to restore this town to its former glory.
when I arrived in Malindi and was met with long stretches of white sand beaches which only had a handful of people, I felt like I was in paradise. That feeling of ‘there is nowhere else I’d rather be in this moment’ is what seduced me to the world of travel.
Lucky for us though, in areas we paid more for accommodation like Malindi and Msambweni, we found cheap foods going as low as Ksh 50 a plate.
Last month, I had a yearning for an adventure. The kind that takes you out of your comfort zone and makes you view the world from a different perspective. So I thought of going to Coast, but not in a way I had before. I wanted to do it cheaply, get as much local experience […]
What do you know about Lake Bunyonyi? Ever heard of it or visited it? Before my recent trip, I had barely heard or seen anything about the lake other than a blog post by JustRioba. So when my pal suggested we visit it, I was curious and ready to go off the beaten tracks. We […]
It’s been two minutes. He places his fingers on the throttle and lifts his head to see the police man’s face. I look up the town clock; it’s five minutes to time. Cold sweat runs down my face. My heart drops. I don’t think we are going to make it. A loud whistle blow snaps me back reality, a deafening vroom fills up the air. We move so fast I am jerked a few inches back. I hold tightly on my seat and look up the road to see if we are almost there.