3 Cool Things To Do In Kenya
|January 20, 2013||Posted by under Places|
Kenya is an African country in the East African region. It is rich in culture and if you would like to visit, you will have plenty to see and do. The Maasai Mara is the home of the magnificent wildebeest migration that takes place from July to October. You will also be able to see a host of wild animals such as zebras, antelopes, giraffes, aardvarks, hyrax, hyenas, wild dogs, foxes, ostriches, wild dogs, warthogs among many others. You will also see the big five lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo.There are over two hundred camps, lodges and hotels that range from the very expensive and ultra luxurious to cheaper accommodation with all the necessities. There are a number of Maasai people who have a rich cultural heritage and you will be able to experience some of this amazing culture.
3 Cool Things To Do In Kenya – Maasai Market
The Maasai Market is a curio open air market in the capital city Nairobi. The market is stationed in various places on different days of the week and to visit it, you have to check where it will be situated on any given day. You will find beautiful curios made of wood, stone and metal. There are also woven baskets, beaded jewelry, clothing made locally such as the Maasai shuka which is instantly recognizable for its rich red color. You will be able to experience the local custom of haggling and bargaining with the sellers and you are hardly expected to pay the quoted price of an item. One sale can take up to half an hour so that you and the seller are satisfied and you will get the item you desire.
3 Cool Things To Do In Kenya – The Kenyan Coast
The Kenyan coast is beautiful is a must visit location if you are ever in Kenya. There is the South coast and North coast and to travel from one side to another you take the ferry which will take about ten minutes. There is plenty to do in the coastal town of Mombasa. You can visit the Fort Jesus that has been there before the 18th century, you can take part in various water sports and games that are available, you can visit the marine park with an impressive collection of fish and other water animals, you can go deep sea diving and see the beautiful coral reefs, dolphins, fish and plants in the ocean or you can just lounge around in the beach.
3 Cool Things To Do In Kenya – Mombasa
Mombasa has a vibrant nightlife as it is home to plenty of bars, hotels and other entertainment spots. It also has a wide range of eateries and restaurants so that you will find all types of cuisine in the town. Mombasa is also rich in culture and architecture and this is best seen in the Old Town. The area has ancient buildings that have been heavily influenced by Portuguese and Arabic culture and the roads are very narrow. You can get curios and other arty artifacts. To experience authentic Arabic and Swahili cuisine, eat food prepared by local women with food kiosks on the road.
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