Two Rude Awakenings in Africa

I grumbled my way out of bed and over to the window and opened the curtains to find myself face to face with a full-sized baboon [Read More…]

How to Disappoint a Chief in Kenya

I eased myself from the canoe and into the river, relishing the cooling caress of the jade water on my hot and dusty feet, and slowly waded, Merrels in hand, the few metres to the shore [Read More…]


One time favourite destination on the hippy trail, the last few decades have seen Lamu making it onto the celebrity hideout scene where you’re just as likely to encounter European royalty as back packers. Lying off Kenya’s north coast, Lamu was one of many coastal settlements created by Arab, Islamic merchants…[Read More]


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