Game on July 1st 2009 After what seems like an eternity, but has only actually been 17 days, we hit our first safari park and go for a game drive in Hyena (who’d have thought you could stalk wild animals in a big yellow truck?!). Lake Nakuru National Park is known for its flamingoes, which gather in prodigious numbers to sift for food at the edge of the lake, but the park is also home to zebra, antelope, impala, buff ... read more
Africa » Kenya » Rift Valley Province » Lake Nakuru NP 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 work as a town planner in London, and have always enjoyed travelling. I also love photography, and in June 2009 I decided to take a year off work to travel the globe. This blog recounts that trip.
I left London on the 14th June 2009. My trip divided roughly into four legs. The first is in Africa, from Kenya to South Africa, starting in June and finishing at the end of September. I then flew to Mumbai, for a three month trip through Central Asia taking in India, Nepal and Tibet. Next up was Southeast Asia, where I travelled through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Malaysia, arriving in Sin... full info