Throughout its rich history of trade, migration and empire, the East African coast – from Eritrea in the north to Mozambique in the south – has developed a unique cultural, religious and demographic identity that makes it distinct from the rest of the African continent.
World Wildlife Day: 3rd March 2016 In honour of World Wildlife Day, who better to consider than a woman who, in 2006, received a knighthood for her services to the conservation of wildlife. This was the first knighthood to be awarded in Kenya since the country’s independence in 1963. Daphne Sheldrick is now eighty-one years … Continue reading Caring for Kenya’s elephants: Dr Dame Daphne Sheldrick DBE
Morocco’s tourist trail is certainly well trodden. Nevertheless, for the more cultured or adventurous traveller, Morocco is absolutely not to be missed. Whether you’re an adventure seeker or looking for a more relaxed break, these top ten experiences ought not to be missed:
Firstly, some perspective. Kenya is safe, beautiful, and booming. The clichéd "war on terror" is fought far in the north-eastern badlands, deep in the hidden slums, and high in the dingy corridors of power. These places could not be further removed from the cool-gin-and-tonic-on-the-veranda-while-the-sun-sets-over-the-herd-of-elephants idyll of Kenya's unparalleled tourism spots. And if the hysteria of … Continue reading Not Our War: Kenya as a Pawn in America’s War on Terror