joshman

Network and security consultant. Technology and blockchain enthusiast. Traveler and occasional photo snapper.

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Atop Mount Entoto in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

2 weeks ago 2 minute read joshman $0.27 tipped

For this blog post we return to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  For such a large city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia doesn't have a whole lot to offer in terms of tourist activities.  You could see most of what the city has to offer in just a few days. Mount Entoto,...

Serene Karura Forest In Nairobi, Kenya (Part 2)

3 weeks ago 2 minute read joshman $0.12 tipped

Check out my previous blog from Karura Forest in case you missed it. Karura Forest is currently ranked #4 of the top attractions in Nairobi on Tripadvisor. As I stated in part 1, it's a great spot to relax, read a book, get some exercise, or meditate...

Serene Karura Forest In Nairobi, Kenya (Part 1)

4 weeks ago 1 minute read joshman $0.21 tipped

Karura Forest is an urban park in the Gigiri area of Nairobi. It is near the United Nations compound. Luckily, it is within walking distance of where I've been living for the past two months. One of my favorite activities here has been exploring the...

Showcase Sunday: Summiting Mount Kilimanjaro

14 Oct 2019 3 minute read joshman $0.14 tipped

Back in 2015, while living and working in Africa, I decided to summit Mount Kilimanjaro. At 5,895m, or 19,341 feet Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa, and the tallest free standing mountain in the world. It is located in the beautiful coun...

Exploring Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Kenya (Part 3)

9 Oct 2019 1 minute read joshman $0.19 tipped

In case you missed them, check out my previous blogs from Ol Pajeta Conservancy. This is my final installment of the series, where I'll show some lesser appreciated animals from the preserve. We saw quite a bit for a such a short trip, but regrettabl...

Exploring Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Kenya (Part 2)

7 Oct 2019 1 minute read joshman $0.27 tipped

ELEPHANTS!!!! You may not know this about me, but elephants are my absolute favorite animal. Don't believe me? I even have an elephant tattoo to prove it! In any case, they are among my favorite animals to view in the wild, even though it's fairly ea...

Exploring Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Kenya (Part 1)

4 Oct 2019 2 minute read joshman $0.34 tipped

In cased you missed it, please refer to my previous blog about Ol Pajeta titled, The Rhinos Of Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Kenya. A Brief History Ol Pajeta Conservancy is a great wildlife conservation story. It is a former cattle ranch established in the...

The Rhinos Of Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Kenya

4 Oct 2019 3 minute read joshman $0.13 tipped

Ol Pajeta Conservancy is a great wildlife conservation story. It is a former cattle ranch converted to a wildlife sanctuary. They have a population of over 100 black rhinoceros, and the last two living northern white rhinoceros in existence. In this...

Saying Goodbye To Gondar, Ethiopia

3 Oct 2019 2 minute read joshman $0.06 tipped

In this post, I'll be wrapping up my trip to Gondar, Ethiopia. If you haven't had the opportunity, be sure to check out my other posts from around Ethiopia. This particular trip doesn't rank very high on my list of favorites. That said, I am still th...

A Foggy Hike Near Gondar, Ethiopia

3 Oct 2019 2 minute read joshman $0.13 tipped

When it comes to traveling in Ethiopia, the weather can vary from hour to hour during the rainy season. But like I always say when it comes to traveling on short trips, you take what it gives you. We embarked on this hiking trip near the village of K...