Kenya Itinerary: 2 Weeks in Kenya; Nellie Huang; WildJunket Travel

Besides wildlife safari, Kenya also offers pristine beaches and historical islands. Check out Nellie Huang’s detailed Kenya itinerary for those with 2 weeks in Kenya.

Source: Kenya Itinerary: 2 Weeks in Kenya – WildJunket Travel

The bird watchers’ paradise of Meru; Gitonga Marete; Daily Nation

One can witness the spectacle of elephants sliding down the slopes.

Source: The bird watchers’ paradise of Meru

Why Kenya Is the Hottest Tourist Destination in 2020?; Marela Bush; Chart Attack

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

NMK surveys 600 Lamu Old Town buildings for restoration; Cheti Praxides; Star

Museums to establish stature for renovation of buildings in town listed as Unesco site.

Source: NMK surveys 600 Lamu Old Town buildings for restoration

How divestment stacks up against fossil fuels; Tim Schauenberg; Deutsche Welle

Coal and other fossil fuels remain lucrative despite the fact that investing in them is becoming increasingly risky. That’s one reason some banks and global funds are backing renewables. Is this the start of a rethink?

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Entry of tuk-tuks threatens Lamu Old Town world heritage site status; Cheti Praxides; Star

The three-wheelers are now competing for passengers with boda-bodas…

Source: Entry of tuk-tuks threatens Lamu Old Town world heritage site status

The changing face of Lamu; Wendy Watta; The Nation

Lamu is a pearl to be polished and looked after.

Source: TRAVEL & LEISURE: The changing face of Lamu

Lake Elmentaita risks losing World Heritage Site status; Rupi Mangat; Nation

Invisible to migrating birds like flamingos late in the evening, the pylons are death traps.

Source: Lake Elmentaita risks losing World Heritage Site status – VIDEO

Hotel construction threatens globally-acclaimed Rift Valley lake; Caroline Chebet; The Standard

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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

Dispatches From The AIA – July 2019; Archaeological Institute of America

Source: Dispatches From The AIA – July 2019 – Archaeological Institute of America

New Kenyan sites on Heritage Lists; Nduta Waweru; Media Mex Network

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) recently included new inscriptions into the World Heritage List. From Kenya, the 16th  century settlement, Thimlich Ohinga was included based on three criteria: Criterion III, exceptional testimony to settlement traditions in the Lake Victoria Basin; Criterion IV, The settlements of Thimlich Ohinga provide an …

Source: New Kenyan sites on Heritage Lists

Keeping ancient site pristine, safe; Fred Oluoch; The East African

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Its listing on the Unesco List is a major boost to Kenya’s western tourism circuit.

Source: Keeping ancient site pristine, safe

Why Thim Lich Oinga hosted the World Heritage Sites celebration; Manuel Odeny; The Star

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

The scramble for Thim Lich Ohinga begins; Kevine Omollo; The Standard

However, other clans have opposed any changes to the site’s history records.

Source: The scramble for Thim Lich Ohinga begins : The Standard

History behind Kenya’s best heritage sites; Peter Muiruri; 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

AIA Site Preservation Grant Recipient Named World Heritage Site; AIA

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Ceremony marks elevation of Thimlich Ohinga site; Cecil Odongo; Nation

Dry-stone walled settlement was probably built in the 16th century, according to UNESCO.

Source: Ceremony marks elevation of Thimlich Ohinga site

Rapid Response Facility (RRF) releases funds to fight flames in Mount Kenya National Park; Unesco

Source: Rapid Response Facility (RRF) releases funds to fight flames in Mount Kenya National Park

UNESCO Director-General deplores fires in Mount Kenya National Park; Unesco

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Source: UNESCO Director-General deplores fires in Mount Kenya National Park

Kenya helicopter crash leaves 4 Americans and a local pilot dead; CBS

Local pilot also killed in crash on an island in Lake Turkana in northern Kenya’s Rift Valley…

Source: Kenya helicopter crash leaves 4 Americans and a local pilot dead