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DIANI BEACH TO DO:  Try kitesurfing, surfing and stand up paddle boarding with H2O Extreme the only reputable water sports centre in Diani. Operated from the Kenyaways Kite Village, the instructors are very knowledgeable and have you up and going before you know it! I was SUPing from the first go, was standing on the surf board and riding waves shortly after starting… Spend a day snorkeling or diving the reef at Wasini with… Read More

Mombasa (blue) to Diani Beach (red) – 23 miles (1 hour due to Likoni Ferry) – see post here Diani Beach to Tsavo East (green) – 144 miles (5 hours through the Shimba Hills) – see post here Tsavo East to Tsavo West (yellow) – 83 miles (4 hours pole pole game drive) – see post here Tsavo West to Amboseli (purple) – 82 miles (5 hours – horrendous road!) – see… Read More

[19 August] Things have a funny way of working out… and this whole journey so far has been about a collection of coincidences and events where I almost didn’t, but then did… and ended up meeting awesome people, getting to know their friends, and experiencing the unexpected kindness of strangers. You’ll have to read the next few entries to see just how these little changes affected a potentially disastrous outcome. Follow the… Read More

[17th August] I must apologise for the lack of blogging, but life on the road is hard work. I didn’t quite realise just how much time driving, sightseeing and daily camping routines would consume. But I have time now, and so with diary open, my fingers should fly over the keyboard. MOMBASA, KENYA 26th – 30th July 2013 The past few days have been frustrating, but this is Africa, and it has… Read More