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Lamu Island, Kenya: A Journey Back In Time

Lamu Island, Kenya: A Journey Back In Time

It is advised to fly from the Kenyan city of Malindi when travelling to Lamu Island but with the Land Cruiser we had borrowed from a friend for our cross-country journey it seemed that driving was inevitable. Researching possible safe places to park before flying proved to be futile and we were not comfortable entrusting […]

Funzi Keys: A Kenyan Oasis

Funzi Keys: A Kenyan Oasis

  Press here for Information and Booking Details on the Masai Mara, Funzi Keys and Lamu Island   To say that the Torriani family of Funzi Keys Resort got it right is an understatement. They are an example of living the dream, together, as a family. Enter Allesandro, of Swiss Italian descent born in Africa […]

The Majestic Masai Mara (Kenya)

The Majestic Masai Mara (Kenya)

“There’s a fine line between panic and excitement,” Matt said to me when I asked him whether he was excited about our trip. I should mention that at that exact moment we were navigating a “shortcut” through the interior mountains of Kenya after realizing we had taken the longer route to Kichwa Tembo, our safari […]

The Fastest Way To Africa

The Fastest Way To Africa

I have decided without a doubt, that Ethiopia is the perfect country to begin with if you’re venturing to Africa for the first time. I have visited Africa many times but as soon as I would enter an airport I would feel a little unsettled; I was always acutely aware that I was in Africa […]

Simply Said, “Ethiopia!”

Simply Said, “Ethiopia!”

I have to admit I knew very little about Ethiopia before deciding I wanted to go there. And, I love Africa. I have been several times, beginning in 1994 and twice in recent years. Each time it enriches my life but still Ethiopia never registered on my radar as a destination I’d consider visiting. In my […]

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Pulau Weh Booking Information – Dirty Details

Read here for our account of Pulau Weh diving Read here for our experience in Pulau Weh NOTE: The PDF guide to Pulau Weh (at the end of this document) is the most recent one we could find on the island, from 2008. Times and prices will have likely changed.   Indonesian Travel Visa – […]

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