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The Dry Tears of The Crying Stone of Ilesi

One wonders if the tears of the famous Crying Stone of Ilesi are crocodile tears. If they are genuine, why hasn’t anybody bothered to find out why the stone is crying? It’s disturbing that every day children are born in Kakamega, go to school and eventually join the family business (Musalia and Sons Boda-Boda Enterprise), and go on to get married without stopping to ask, “Wait, why is our famous stone crying? Is it something our ancestors did?” My suspicion is the stone cries because something heinous was done to a chicken back in the days, and this chicken was reincarnated as a stone. Since being a stone is not enough, it decided to have a head resembling that of a human and finished the ensemble with tears (which means this chicken was a chic), hoping to grab attention and force the people to avenge her death, but the people of Kakamega would rather cheer at bulls fighting while high on weed than avenge a chicken.

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The Coughing Bus

I needed to pee. Sitting upright on the bed, I stretched my arm and tapped my brother on the shoulder because I could not venture outside on my own. I was only a kid, in class five, to be precise, and if you know anything about pit latrines in the village is that they are usually located on the other end of the fence, far away from the main house. And to make matters worse, they are built facing the hedge which would act as the door. This made visiting the toilet at night a very dangerous affair. But I needed to pee.

My brother did not stir. I tapped him again and again and again but he remained stiff because he was tired of me and my abnormal desire to pee after every two minutes. And also, he most likely knew that my waking up had nothing to do with pee but everything to do with my unreasonable fear that the bus to Webuye would leave without me if I so much as entertained sleep even for a minute.

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Magical Kenya – What Makes Kenya Beautiful

Kenya is a beautiful country. From the lovely sandy beaches to breathtaking National Parks, you will have every reason to fall in love with this beautiful country. If you have been wondering which places to visit in Kenya, don’t worry, we have you covered.

Maasai Mara
Where the magic begins. It’s in Maasai Mara that every year the greatest wildebeest migration happens. This 8th wonder of the world always attracts travellers and adventure lovers from all over the world and it’s only right that you experience it at least once in life. Apart from the Wildebeest Migration, Maasai Mara is also home to Africa’s Big Five and other range of wild animals that you should have the pleasure of watching up close.

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A Word For Travelers Over COVID-19

By now you already know the world is singing the same Anthem, and that is Corona Virus. Unfortunately, it’s not a beautiful anthem. It’s not an anthem you sing with a hand on your chest and tear of joy in your eyes. It’s not an anthem that fills you with positive energy or a sense of patriotism because Corona has not only turned our lives upside down, but it’s also taking lives. Lives have been affected and travel lovers all over the world can only dream about their dream destinations because we are all being encouraged to stay home and flatten the curve. What do you need to know or do as a travel lover?

Stay Home
This is not something you want to hear because your equilibrium is not balanced if the only trip you are taking is a trip to the kitchen to open the fridge, stick your head in it and come out with nothing. But right now staying home is our best bet of not only flattening the curve but living to travel another day.

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5 Reasons You Should Travel More in 2020

You know how you’ll always believe your mother is the best cook until you taste someone else’s cooking? It’s the same when you don’t travel. Until you jump on a bus, board a train or aeroplane to a new destination and experience new things, you’ll never see the world with a third eye. So, here are five reasons why you should travel more in 2020.

Appreciate Different Cultures

We are a product of our surroundings. We believe in things we believe in because of where we were born and brought up, and so it’s different to understand why others live their life differently or eat different food until we live a moment in their shoe. Perhaps a few days in China and you will no longer turn your nose up at the thought of having frogs for dinner.


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