Pulling into Nairobi late on a Saturday night seems to be something lonely planet, and anyone with any sense, advises against. Despite this, we had no choice thanks to the Kenyan Road Authority's decision to build a one lane highway between their biggest port and capital city. This results in twenty cars being stuck behind one truck, until the cars all filter past, speed for 400 metres and then catch the next truck. As such our 9.00 am departure saw us arrive ele...
The African adventures of MadTom
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Arriving after dark, we followed one of the many touts awaiting our bus to a nearby hotel. After being showed a number of rooms with dubious toilet situations and fans literally swinging from the roof we settled on room 402, a shoebox with a curtain acting as the bathroom door. The next day was spent running errands - laundry desperately needed doing post Kili and a bus to lamu to be arranged. Not to mention applying for grad jobs from the opposite side of the w...