Photo: Rupi Mangat
By volume, Lake Turkana is the world’s fourth-largest salt lake after the Caspian Sea.
Source: Timeless Turkana now in flux
Broadcasts portray life before the fort, then takes the audience through specifications and fortifications that rendered it supposedly impregnable.
Source: How shows by shore are keeping Fort Jesus alive
Two World Heritage sites in Kenya have been picked by a UN agency to benefit from a Sh64 million fund put up to cushion such sites in Africa from the coronavirus impact.
Source: Two Kenyan heritage sites to benefit from UN funding
The two sites in Kenya emerged among 22 others that had applied for the funding.
Source: Two world heritage sites in Kenya picked for conservation funding
Unesco says they have complex ecosystems with many species of plants and animals.
Source: UN proposes Coast forests be made world heritage sites
Lake Turkana — the world’s largest desert lake — is at the risk of going extinct in coming years should there be no strategic interventions.
Source: MUNGAI: Lake Turkana: A lifeline in danger of running dry
There is definitely a lot one can discover and enjoy, so let’s take a look at what Kenya has to offer and why exactly it is one of the must-visit places this year.
Source: Why Kenya Is the Hottest Tourist Destination in 2020? – Chart Attack
Lamu is a pearl to be polished and looked after.
Source: TRAVEL & LEISURE: The changing face of Lamu
From far, flamingoes’ pink and white patterns are a sight to behold. And except for the quacks of pelicans and fish eagles perched on the heap of stones…
Source: Hotel construction threatens globally-acclaimed Rift Valley lake
Its listing on the Unesco List is a major boost to Kenya’s western tourism circuit.
Source: Keeping ancient site pristine, safe
It was inaugurated as a World Heritage Site after a painstaking process that started in the 1980s…
Source: Why Thim Lich Oinga hosted the World Heritage Sites celebration
However, other clans have opposed any changes to the site’s history records.
Source: The scramble for Thim Lich Ohinga begins : The Standard
If you are millennial, you may never know that in 1989, the then KANU government wanted to construct a 62-storey building to be known as the Kenya Tim…
Source: History behind Kenya’s best heritage sites : The Standard
Dry-stone walled settlement was probably built in the 16th century, according to UNESCO.
Source: Ceremony marks elevation of Thimlich Ohinga site