Month: Jan 2020

Rock hyraxes of Mt Kenya

What is a hyrax anyway? Most people who see hyraxes in Kenya or in Africa in general think that they are some sort of rodents, as they look like overgrown guinea pigs. It is amazing that closest relatives to hyraxes are elephants! These animals…

Mt Kenya climbing – take spikes with you

Mt Kenya is amazingly beautiful mountain with incredible plant fauna. There are several routes to choose from, so climber can ascend and descend from different directions. I had always been fascinated by walking up the mountain, as you can basically walk from Equator to…