The Two Faces of Nairobi.

The Two Faces of Nairobi.

The Embassy of The Sudan reopened after the weekend of The Haj. Boas arrived at Wildebeest at 8:30 am and we weaved our way between the traffic of the Southern Bypass and through Kibera once again, arriving at the Embassy shortly before it opened. The Embassy is accessible through a small gate house on the […]

Back to Nairobi.

Back to Nairobi.

I booked my flight back to Nairobi the night before I left. A courier from the visa agency met me between my flights to return my passport, complete with Ethiopian and Egyptian visas. It was all very last minute. As would be the next few weeks. I had spent my time at home after my […]

Crossley & Webb

Crossley & Webb

I snuck into Dargle on a Friday evening. I had outsourced my visa applications to an agency in Johannesburg. This is a lot easier than doing it yourself, and unless you live in Johannatoria, much cheaper too. So I headed home to wait while they pushed the applications through. A friend picked me up from a […]

Heading Home.

Heading Home.

I spent a week in Nairobi after my first visit to the Embassy of Ethiopia. Wildebeest was a good place to while away the time as I searched for a way to get a visa without flying home. A visit to the Egyptian Embassy revealed  I couldn’t get a visa for Egypt in Nairobi either, […]

Things unravel in Nairobi

Things unravel in Nairobi

Arusha hadn’t inspired me in the way I hoped it would. I’m sure it’s lovely when you’re in good health and good weather; I was not. My poisoning in Bagamoyo and my night in the wilderness had left me very weary, and the moody weather had followed me from Bagamoyo too. I had chosen this […]

Near Death Experiences on the Road to Arusha.

Near Death Experiences on the Road to Arusha.

I had made myself very much at home at Firefly, and Jo, the owner, was awfully sweet to me. She loved the car, and I certainly would not have hung around Bagamoyo as long as I did if it hadn’t been for her. I spent my time reading while the rain poured down on the tin […]