Experiencing Africa from the hotel garden in Mombasa

Trees at Diani Beach, Mombasa

After an eventful side-trip through Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya, we felt we felt in need for a serious break. Evgeny, Tanya and myself were on a constant move from day one during this trip. We have slept on local buses in Uganda, searched for accommodation late at night downtown Rwanda and we slept in turns in Addis Ababa’s public places to save money. We ate local food which was tasty – but nearing the end of our trip we were craving for some serious and mostly unhealthy European food. Continue reading “Experiencing Africa from the hotel garden in Mombasa”

Nairobi and Masai Mara

Giraffes during the sunset safari at Masai Mara

Nairobi has become our major hub during the East-Africa trip. Since there are a number of budget carriers located in Kenya, getting around this part of the continent is quite affordable. For instance, we did manage to buy our tickets for the Entebbe to Nairobi flight during a transit stop on our previous flight going from Addis Ababa to Kigali through Nairobi. The transit time of that flight was six hours, giving us enough time to check out various ticket desks while transferring in Kenya. Continue reading “Nairobi and Masai Mara”