After months and months of planning and researching a dizzying array of overland companies, it’s finally here. My two month sojourn from Nairobi to Cape Town with Africa in Focus, a small, middle-end overlanding company focusing on photographic safaris.
After 10 days on my own in magical Egypt, I join my sister in Nairobi and spend the day seeing the sights of this modern African capital and the starting point of our overland trip. We meet up at the Country Lodge, a quaint, immaculate hotel just minutes from the city. There are safety precautions everywhere from the many locked gates and key-access only doors, to guards positioned along the lane to the main road. There is a taxi rank conveniently located at the hotel and we wrangle a taxi for the day for about USD 70 to visit a list of … Read More »