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Tharaka Nithi – Dry yet full of life.

Tharaka Nithi is one of the counties in Kenya, probably the county with the Least Kilometers of Tarmac Roads.

The roads are the stuff of nightmares, with a 19km strectch from Chiakariga to Marimanti taking you atleast 2hrs by car and about an hour on a boda boda. (motorbike). This should not dampen your mood as the people are welcoming and friendly, they will give you directions clearly with a ‘its just down the road’ which might be more than 10km.

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Wailing Mourners on the Road

445 Kilometers, northwest of Nairobi, off the Kisumu Busia Highway at Bumala, lies Funyula.

The little town lies afoot the majestic hills. The road to the town is fully tarmacked and it is a breeze getting there. You can also get a boda boda (Local means of transport on a motorcycle) to get there; It will only cost you KES 50-100 (depending on how good a bargainer you are) Continue reading “Wailing Mourners on the Road”