I started working out (in earnest) a few months back in October. So on the Mashujaa Day holiday, I decided she was old enough for a long haul hike and I was strong enough to tag her along. And this is how the ever demure but challenging Mount Longonot was decided upon.
Serendipity is how I can say we per-chanced upon one of the most beautiful and scenic spots in Naivasha: The “Crescent Island Game Sanctuary”. We were meant to be heading to the Menengai crater in Nakuru, when ubiquitous traffic police with their speed guns forced us to make a detour into Naivasha. This turned out to be a … Continue reading What hiking with a baby really looks like: Chasing giraffes at Crescent Island
I carried a book. Malcom Gladwell's Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. I remember packing it abashedly as a last minute thought amongst many other things that I didn't even get to use because I (very mistakenly in hindsight) foresaw myself finally getting to finish that book; lounging lazily on a beach chair sipping some cocktails … Continue reading Questions you should ask before going on “Vacation” with a toddler.
Sometimes we never get to completely understand but with time it all makes sense in the end. And if it doesn't, I've learnt that it's not the end.