Birds and bugs of Bogoria August 23rd 2007 It was a case of deja vu as, through the steaming mist from the hot springs of Lake Bogoria, I watched the pink lesser flamingoes parading up and down along the shoreline. Two years ago I stood here just as I was starting my round the world journey and it brought back memories. This beautiful lush green valley in the heart of Kenya is a birders paradise and the tallest and smallest antelopes of Ke ... read more
Africa » Kenya » Nairobi Province » Nairobi Founding president and liberation struggle icon Jomo KENYATTA led Kenya from independence until his death in 1978, when President Daniel Toroitich arap MOI took power in a constitutional succession. The country was a de facto one-party state from 196... ... read more
Welcome to my travel diary.
This travel blog was started when I took a year to travel round the world in 2005-6. It was a fabulous year spent in three continents: Africa, Asia and South America. I met many people and had many adventures.
Over the following three to four years, I regularly travelled to the Rift Valley in Kenya as part of my PhD study.
I then worked for two years as a Research Associate visiting nomadic herders in Mongolia and Kazakhstan.
I am still travelling as and when I can but am starting to plan a longer trip soon. So watch this space.
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