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Kenya Coffee

Kenya coffee is part of over two billion cups of the global estimate drunk daily. Kenya produces high quality Arabica coffee with a distinct taste and aroma

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Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins the London Marathon 2015

Eliud Kipchoge is used to causing upsets. Fresh from the junior ranks and aged 18 at the time, the Kenyan announced himself on to the athletics scene by beating Kenenisa Bekele and Hicham El Guerrouj to win the world 5,000 metres title in 2003.

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Chapati In Kenya

Chapati is one of Kenya’s favorite cuisines and is hugely consumed at many family get-togethers and events. It’s also consumed during major public holidays like Christmas in Africa

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We must stand with Kenya just as we did for Paris

It is six days since 148 students were murdered and another 79 wounded after Islamic terrorists stormed Garissa University College in north-east Kenya last Thursday. The internet has been full of photos of dead students; strewn around classrooms and courtyards, floors red with blood, killed simply for being Christian.

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Kenya Hotels And Resorts

Kenya Hotels include the best hotels, safari lodges and resorts in Kenya. There are 5 star hotels, beach resorts, luxury tented camps, eco lodges, boutique and cheap hotels

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Why now may be the ideal time to book a safari in Kenya

Most travel stories you read in newspapers and magazines - with notable exceptions - are the result of press trips...

One of these destinations is the Maasai Mara in Kenya, the safari gold-standard, the go-to area for those in the money and in the know. In terms of the density of game you’re likely to encounter – especially big cats – it’s as good as it gets.

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Public Holidays In Kenya

There are various national and international Public Holidays in Kenya. Some like Christmas, the New Year, and Easter are major and popular, and are observed in style. Others are not as popular

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2014 Africa Concours d'elegance

This years Africa Concours d' Elegance took place on September 28th at the Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi.

The classy motor event showcases beautiful classic and vintage cars and motorcycles. And this one was full of pomp and color.

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The Kenya Bucket List - Why I love Kenya

Bucket lists, those once in a lifetime moments you always wanted to do in your life. The sad reality: hit the back of the line with everyone else. Others have similar bucket list ideas so chances are you only get a nanosecond to experience that dream - alone. Not so in Kenya.

This compact African country the size of Texas packs in a hefty list of world wonders and moments of awe that truly astound leaving you breathless.

Call it the magic of Kenya. I’m still coming off cloud nine and can’t believe half the things I encountered.

And when did I do it? When the federal government recently issued travel advisories strongly alerting travellers to stay away from Kenya...

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Africa Concours D' Elegance

The Africa Concours d' Elegance is a classy motor event showcasing beautiful classic and vintage cars and motorcycles. This annual event takes place in Nairobi, Kenya every September

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The Capital of Kenya

Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and the world’s safari capital. The Green City in the Sun is renowned for its sights and attractions. It’s also a major business destination in East Africa

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Rift Valley Festival Comes To Lake Naivasha

The Rift Valley Festival showcases the beautiful music of Kenya, East Africa and from across the borders of the amazing African continent. And its not just music, there are other fun activities

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Top Nairobi Attractions

Nairobi attractions include the Nairobi National Park, Bomas of Kenya, Giraffe Centre, National Museum, Karen Blixen Museum, and others. The Safari capital of the world gives you a lot to see and do

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Outstanding Kenya Culture and Traditions

The unique Kenya culture is a blend of diverse subcultures influenced by ancient Africa customs and traditions with modern values making it vibrant and truly Kenyan

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Finding Cheap Flights To Kenya

Finding cheap flights to Kenya is easy. There are various travel agencies dealing with cheap flights and low-priced air travel from different regions of the world

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Air Travel To Kenya

Air Travel to Kenya is easy and connects you from most major cities in the world. There are many international flights, discount airlines and charter flights that make it possible to get there

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Giraffe Centre Nairobi

The Giraffe Centre Nairobi is a sanctuary for the endangered Rothschild Giraffe. This tourist attraction gives you an opportunity to meet, feed, and interact with this beautiful animal

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Kenya Is The World’s Safari Country And Home Of Champions

This website reveals information and facts about Kenya from a local’s perspective. It includes tourist attractions, travel, culture, pictures, safaris, hotels, food, news, events, flights and more

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Feedburner And Change Of Domain Name

I'm writing to notify you of some upcoming changes in our domain name from Kenya-Africa-Guide.com to KenyaSights.com.

We are switching our RSS to FeedBurner and its our humble request to you our subscriber, to switch to our new URL so as to keep getting our content as and when it happens.

Many thanks for your cooperation.

Christian The Lion

The life of Christian the Lion is a thrill to Ace and John, and anyone who’s come across his life story. He lived a fascinating life in London (England) and at the African wilderness in Kenya

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Christmas In Africa

Christmas in Africa is traditionally the coming together of family and friends to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. For some it’s the family reunion, and for others it’s merrymaking

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Industry rallies in support of Kenya tourism

Travel organisations have rallied round to support tourism to Kenya in the wake of the terrorist attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi.

UNWTO secretary general, Taleb Rifai extended the organisation’s deep condolences to the families and friends of the 67 victims of the attack.

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Githeri - Kenyan Cuisine

Githeri is a staple Kenya food of the Kikuyu ethnic group. It is normally a mixture of maize and beans. It is sometimes taken as is, or mixed with other stuff like vegetables, and potatoes

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African Cats

African cats are some of the most fascinating animals found in Kenya. Two of the major African Cats make up the big five game of Africa. You can watch and interact with them in the Kenyan wild

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An Exciting African Adventure

I just returned from an adventure into the wilds of Kenya and Tanzania, and for any of you readers who have experienced a Safari sojourn before, you know it is not a facsimile of a visit to the San Diego Zoo.

In 1986, Calvin and I celebrated our 30th anniversary by visiting East Africa, a place not on many travel companies’ itinerary offerings, and not a place any of our friends had ventured to nor cared to. At that time, we saw few other American visitors, and we really felt isolated in another world.

However, we had the time of our lives and I even did an AsianWeek column on it exclaiming the excitement of seeing nature at its finest and most primitive.

In the ensuing years, we always reminisced that this was our favorite destination of any other around the world treks, and someday we’d like to return......

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Kenya Events And Festivals

The Kenya Events and Festivals keep you up to date on the happenings in Kenya. The mostly annual events comprises of diverse activities that take place in different parts of the country.

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Famous People From Kenya

There are many famous people from Kenya. Of the well-known Kenyans are political leaders, sports persons, entertainers, and people who have performed greatly in various fields of life.

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Facts About Kenya

The fascinating Facts About Kenya are the bits that make her unique as an African country. It’s the fabric that makes her the popular Safari country that she is

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Ugali – Kenyan Cuisine

Ugali is a staple food in Kenya. It’s very popular in some communities and forms a large part of their day-to-day meals. It is consumed in many urban Kenyan households

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Nairobi National Railway Museum

Nairobi National Railway Museum takes you back in time. It gets you inside Kenya’s development history as it unfolds. This begins over 100 years ago as the lunatic line is constructed

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Kenya News Stories

Get the latest Kenya news stories gathered by Google and Yahoo from global and local sources. You can also tell your news story or comment on the other news stories

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Nairobi National Museum - Home To Kenya's Heritage

The Nairobi National Museum is the ultimate centre for Kenya’s rich heritage. Situated within the same grounds is the Snake Park. Together they make for a thrilling visit

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Kenya People

The Kenya People are made up of over 40 different Kenya tribes. Among them are some native African tribes like, the colorful Maasai, Turkana, Samburu, Kikuyu and others.

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The Charming Kenya Animals

Kenya Animals presents you with a wide variety of wildlife found in Africa. This includes all the big five, African cats, a wide variety of birds’ species, and much more

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The Samburu Maralal Camel Derby

The Samburu Maralal Camel Derby is an annual event that puts you in the centre stage of the Samburu cultural heritage

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Kenya Flag

The Kenya Flag symbolizes Kenyan unity. It was officially adopted on Jamhuri Day of December 1963

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Kenya Food Pictures

The Kenya Food Pictures shows different types of Kenyan Food and food related pictures found in Kenya

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The Little Known Kikuyu Culture

The Kikuyu Culture and customs lives on, it's among the many subcultures of Kenya Africa culture. Many of the latter Kikuyu people generations are not aware of their traditional ways of life

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Fascinating Pictures Of Kenya

A variety of telling pictures of Kenya, the people, culture, safari, adventures, animals, lifestyles and much more

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Nyama Choma - Roast Meat

Nyama Choma (Roast Meat) is a popular Kenyan food. It's mainly found in clubs and family gatherings.

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Tasty Kenya Food And Cuisines

Kenya food is made up of different types of cuisines. These foods are mainly representative of traditional and modern Kenyan cuisine.

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Pictures Of Kenya People

Pictures of Kenya people and places depict lifestyles and cultures of different communities of Kenya

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Kenya Safari Unveils The Magic Of Africa

Thinking of doing a Kenya safari? Well, think no further… Whether luxury, mid-range to budget, Kenya has it all. It takes you to the heart of Africa, offering you the best of African safaris

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