The rising water levels in Lake Turkana, as seen from the beaches along the Eliye Springs Resort in Turkana County. PHOTO: Chiimbiru Gimode. On the western shores of Lake Turkana, about 554km north of Nairobi, is Eliye Springs Resort. It is about an hour and half journey by road from Lodwar town in Turkana County. … Continue reading Adventures in the North, Part III: Hotels Bouncing Back from Twin Tragedies of COVID-19 and Rising Lake Waters
Month: January 2021
Why are US Presidential Inaugurations Held on 20th January?
The First US President George Washington (sixth right) takes his oath of office on 30th April 1789 in New York City. Subsequent inaugurations took place on 4th March until 1933 when the 20th Amendment put 20th January as inauguration day.PHOTO: http://www.history.com. The first Presidential inauguration in the USA was on 30th April 1789 in New … Continue reading Why are US Presidential Inaugurations Held on 20th January?
Adventures in the North, Part II: Kawalase and Turkwel, the Bridges of Life in Lodwar, Turkana County
Lodwar town, the capital of Turkana County, north-western Kenya. This town is tucked between two rivers, the Turkwel and Kawalase. PHOTO: Chiimbiru Gimode Lodwar town in Turkana County is sandwiched between two rivers. At the southern end is Turkwel River, the largest and the only perennial river in the County and which drains its waters … Continue reading Adventures in the North, Part II: Kawalase and Turkwel, the Bridges of Life in Lodwar, Turkana County