Been guest in Machakos Golf Club more than 5 times and it is very enjoyable and very affordable !
A room with breakfast includes the use of the golfcourse ! Caddy is just 5$ and private lessons 10$ per hour !
Amazing, both for beginners and professionals.
Equipment: All is available for rent
Matatus(mini-bus) are the most popular form of public transport in Kenya. These are white vans with painted yellow strip across hte sides. They operate on set routes, and collect as many passengers as possible from the outset and along the way. Passengers board and alight whenever and wherever they choose.Matatus are cheap and widely available on...more
Angie's Cafe is located within the hustle and bustle of Meru Town, where all the offices and shops. They serve delicious local food such as chapatti, kienyeji or mokimo, which is usually mashed potatoes with beans/peas, carrots, tomatoes, onions. Other items: briyani(yellowish indian rice cooked with various spices) with Chicken, ugali(white...more
All sorts of gift items from the ostrich. Eggs: plain, beaded and painted (don't forget to get your ownship permit required by Kenya Wildlife). Leather purses, belts and wallets. Feather dusters. Buy a duster for only 300 shillings to remember your stay! Duster - 300 shillingsPainted egg - 1500 shillingsmore
In 1986 when we visited Meru National Park, there were only six white rhino left in the park. These were protected by armed guards and herded into an enclosre each night to save them from poachers. A baby had been born since this protecion had taken place, and as it had been used to humans since birth, it was considered "tame" enough for us to...more
We came across this large herd of elephant not far away from the lodge, on the way back from a morning's safari drive. In fact you can just about make out the lodge in the background. I was totally captivated by the little babies, they are so cute despite being so huge!For ages afterwards we could follow the movement of these animals from the...more