Rural Adventures

Family blogs from the countryside

A Proper Kenyan Safari, with Old Friends, and their families

Need a little pick-me-up? An adventure? A change of pace? Raucous laughter? Easy, rally together your oldest friends and COME … come on a proper Kenyan safari, with old friends, and their families.  I have just been lucky enough to go on a Proper Kenyan Safari, with my Old University Housemates … and their families. Did we […]

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Making Memories … at Ragati Log Cabins on Mt. Kenya

Making memories, special memories made from the REAL stuff; adventure, mud fights, swimming in mountain streams, fits & giggles, forest walks, crabbing, fly fishing, roasting marshmallows on the campfire … get my jist? All at Ragati Log Cabins on the slopes of Mt. Kenya. Filled with excitement we departed for Mt. Kenya. What a beautiful drive through

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Soames Hotel – A Charming Family Spot, at the gates to Kenya’s Rugged & Magnificent North

Truly, the place to travel in order to satisfy an entire family is Kenya’s north, Laikipia. Why? The lodges are beautiful and the array of activities are endless. Soames Hotel is 7km outside of Nanyuki town, the gates to this beautiful, diverse, rugged and magnificent north. For Kenyans, Soames does not have to be a ‘stop-‘off’ on the

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The Best Lodge for Family in Lake Naivasha, Kenya.

Kiangazi House, in my view, is simply the most ideal lodge in Naivasha if you’re travelling with kids. With a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, endless interesting and unique activities around both Lakes Oloidien and Naivasha, it is even perfect if you’re mad enough to travel with toddlers! We set off for our adventure in order to arrive

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Lake Baringo

The Family-Fun Escape, Island Camp, Baringo, Kenya

On Island Camp, Lake Baringo, The Great Rift Valley, Kenya After a little, interesting and beautiful drive (1.5 hours from Nakuru) dipping down and down into the Great Rift Valley, we arrived at the Island Camp jetty. Nothing fancy, just a jetty in fact, lovely and warm. The moment I get ‘happy inside’ is the

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