Monthly Archives: April 2011

Western Kenya Highlights: Kakamega Rainforest

Posted ago by jessbutcher

Green. Tropical. Lush.Wet. Muddy. Not words that a Westerner would typically associate with Africa. Acacia trees, lions and a browny-reddish bush landscape better fit the tourist mind’s eye, but it’s simply not so with mighty lakes, impressive mountain ranges, sugar …

Coming over all ‘Nerdy’ in Western Kenya: Birding by Boat and Boda Boda

Posted ago by jessbutcher

Bird watchers or ‘twitchers’ as they’re commonly known are considered a fairly odd bunch by non-twitchers.  A little bit geeky, called ‘Colin’ or ‘Graham’ usually and never happier than when hidden in a bush, behind binoculars ticking off species whilst …