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Serene Karura Forest In Nairobi, Kenya (Part 1)

1 day ago 1 minute read joshman $0.10 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

1 week ago 3 minute read joshman $0.10 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...

Teenage Pregnancy Not Just Statistics

4 days ago 2 minute read fredkese $0.06 tipped

I've been at the Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital, Mampong since morning because my mum will be having a surgery today. The hospital was named after Tetteh Quarshie, the first man to plant cocoa in Ghana. He brought it from Fernando Po (hope I got t...

Exploring Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Kenya (Part 2)

2 weeks ago 1 minute read joshman $0.23 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...

Atop The Hudad Plateau, Ethiopia (Part 2)

18 Sep 2019 2 minute read joshman $0.07 tipped

If you missed my previous post, Hiking To Hudad Plateau, Ethiopia (Part 1), please give that a visit before proceeding. Once we reached the Hudad plateau, we had the opportunity for some well-deserved rest. This included some fasting-friendly lunch...