What's I'm seeing now-ishDeception Falls during our snowy hike#RenéMagritteNew Year's day means time to get in cold waterSo #climbing community, I need some advice. Does this call for Gorilla Glue or JB Weld? I'm pretty sure my standard duct tape isn't right for this? #WrongAnswersOnlyTesting a custom Arduino board designed by @mimicrobots. It controlled 256 multicolored LEDs to create #UnderGlow on Avery's jogger.
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Tag Archives: Africa
We’ve been up for about 44 hours and still have at least 3 to go before we’re home, but we are back on US soil. It’s been a great trip and I will post some final thoughts about it soon. … Continue reading
Nairobi – Giraffe Center and Railway Museum
So we arrived back in Nairobi yesterday and decided our first stop should be the Giraffe Center. Here they are trying to bring back the endangered Rothschild giraffe. They help fund this project by letting people feed and pet these … Continue reading
Nakuru – Mbweha Camp
We finally had to leave Samburu and all the elephants, but our next stop was Nakuru where we expected to see rhinos. Instead of flying, we opted for the cross country drive. Both Elephant Bedroom and Mbweha are run by … Continue reading
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Samburu – Elephant Bedroom Camp (Day 2)
After the spectacular day of safari yesterday, we weren’t sure day two could compare. I mean, we saw two of the Big Five (Lion and elephant, still “missing” the leopard, rhino and buffalo) and a bunch of other cool animals … Continue reading
Samburu – Elephant Bedroom Camp
Yesterday we left Nairobi to start our safari. We flew to Samburu National Park on a small single engine plane with a pilot and co-pilot only. There was no divide between the cockpit and cabin and the snack cart for … Continue reading
Night train: Mombasa to Nairobi
Can there be a more elegant way to travel than a night train between two cities? The idea that you board one night, have a quick dinner and a few drinks, make new friends, retire to your own private compartment … Continue reading
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Watamu (part 2)
We left Mombasa for Watamu by matatu. This is the Kenya equivalent of public buses. They run between cities and charge a set fare. This meant we didn’t have to negotiate the ticket price, but it doesn’t guarantee the quality … Continue reading
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No electricity or internet connection has made it difficult to update, but here are a few photos from Watamu. Tonight we catch the night train from Mombasa to Nairobi. Should be interesting for New Years.
First of all, I found Mombasa to be not very interesting to photograph so there isn’t a lot to pick from for this update. The town feels past its prime and although there are some interesting points, there aren’t as … Continue reading
Last night, we caught an evening flight from Addis to Nairobi. Most of what we read told us to be extremely cautious in town, to get out as soon as possible and don’t go out walking after dark. We got … Continue reading