The Baobab

baobab in Tanzania

Across Africa, we encounter my favorite tree, the baobab. In the first months of our trip the baobab was mainly a dry tree “with the roots up”. Once we saw a flowering baobab in Namibia, which I wrote about then. In Tanzania, in late November, early December, we see the baobabs are greener and are … Read more

Chilling at Mahaba Beach

camping at Mahaba beach, Dar es Salam, Tanzania

On the 2nd of November we drive directly from Diani Beach, Kenya to Mahaba Beach in Dar es Salam, Tanzania. Diani Beach Diani Beach is primarily a tourist resort with many hotels, lodges, guesthouses and some campsites. We stay there at Diani Beach Backpackers, we can set up our tent in the parking lot. There is … Read more

Driving through Kenya

road sign Kenya

A blog about driving through Kenya, because that’s what we did most. There are still blogs about the baby home in Rangala and the Baja-school Rambulla. On 22 October we drive into Kenya at the border crossing in Busia. Because we already have some experience with African border crossings we keep away the helping fixers … … Read more

‘HOUDOE’ in Kenya

Rambula Primary school, Kenya

We agreed with Consolata to visit Rambulla on Monday, October 24th. At the petrol station in Ugunja, Consolata gets into our car and we drive to Rambulla along a dirt road. Consolata is the coordinator of Baja foundation in Kenya. I’m sure that some readers know this foundation, it is a foundation, founded by Corrie … Read more