Travel Tag Archive

The Rusinga Festival

There’s a young festival that takes place every December on Rusinga Island. A celebration of the Abasuba people and their culture, language and artefacts. It’s a cultural answer to the question “Can a people die?”

The Skies of the Amboseli

The Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge has a different set of chandeliers, rows upon rows of calabashes hanging from the room. Some are bored at the bottom and carved on the sides with little nondescript patterns. A wire is then passed through their necks and bulbs through their open bases.

When a Calendar Dies #ThisIsMyKenya

After more than 7 tiring days on the road, inspiration finds us.

Nyeusi: The Next Alek Wek

Before we left Turkana, we met someone. The image you have of a Turkana woman is wrong. She is skinny, yes, but she is gorgeous. You don’t need a camera to tell she is gorgeous. She has dark, flawless skin, and eyes with gorgeous, thick set eyes. She doesnt always wear her tribal garb, the …

Gichigi & Sons Photography Ltd.

A photograph freezes a moment in time. Even a bad photograph. It is one of the few forms of art that can tell stories without moving across lines upon lines of detail. Yet good photos have so much detail that the human eye instinctively takes in, and the brain understands and translates, that beauty is …

Chalbi Desert is not to be trusted #ThisIsMyKenya

Our team has a simple rhythm. The photographers are the hearty story tellers. Brian, our scout, sometimes goes quiet for prolonged periods of time, listening to music that doesn’t climax, as Maureen said yesterday. She herself sits at the back of the Cruiser, mostly being creepy and mothering us all. Once in a while she …

Flipping Maps #ThisIsMyKenya

I had forgotten how grueling Capture Kenya is.

This is My Kenya

We are going on an adventure!

7 Images that Capture Breathtaking Sunrise at the Kenyan Coast

The sun at the coast rises too fast and too early, so you have to be up and awake by 5 am to catch it at is most beautiful. Places like Lamu might even need you to wake up earlier.