Elephants and Giraffes and Baboons, Oh My January 28th 2012 Sleeping through the afternoon yesterday meant that I couldn't sleep at night, so I gave up trying and settled for one of the rubbish magazines that I had bought to read on the plane. As I sorted through the magazines, I found a Virgin Atlantic safety card tucked in amongst them. I'd obviously picked it up by mistake whilst clearing out my seat pocket on the plane. Initially I felt guilty ... 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
I'm a 20-something, stuck in a rut, small town girl who has been afflicted with something that keeps me awake at night and makes it difficult to focus on the mundane, and which occasionally sees me breaking into a silly smile at inappropriate moments as I imagine myself stepping out of my comfortably routine life and into a world where I can find who I really am through new experiences and memories to last a lifetime. I believe they call it wanderlust.
My travels will begin in January 2012, when I set off for Africa with a Lonely Planet guidebook as my sole companion. I don't claim to be a ... full info