100 – Homebound

6th Mar, Singapore. Yo! =)So here we are, day 100 of traveling. I am in KLCC Starbucks, with 2 hours to burn before the AirAsia flight from KL to SG takes off. I landed earlier at 625am in KL International Airport. From there, take a 2.50 RM transfer bus that…

99 – DXB to home

5th Mar, on plane to KLSlept in. Went up to the lounge, printed my flight tickets, and in general lazed around while waiting to go to the airport later in the afternoon. I was just talking to Fabian earlier and i realised the first Singaporeans I met on this trip…

98 – One round around Dubai

4th Mar, Dar Al Sondos, Dubai, UAEToday was spent all over Dubai, courtesy of my good host =). I was chaffeured around the city. First to Dubai Mall, the largest around. I was left to wander for a bit inside the mall, to look around. And there was plenty to…

96 – Bits of travel wisdom

2nd Mar, Milimani backpackers & Safari lodge, Nairobi, KenyaEarly morning i was up having breakfast.. I stayed in the whole of today. After three trips in Nairobi, i had no desire to walk around the city again. There were of course other activities, like a jaunt to the upmarket neighbourhood…

95 – Backpacker’s lodge

1st Mar, Milimani backpackers & Safari lodge, Nairobi, KenyaIn the morning, i decided i would stay somewhere else besides the New Kenya Lodge, where i had been staying the last 3 times i was in Nairobi. Milimani backpackers was located just outside of town (300 KSH  by cab from the…

94 – From Lamu to Nairobi

28th Feb, On  a bus, KenyaWoke up in the morning, bade farewell to the lodge staff, and made my way to the jetty. As usual, the boat was packed to the rafters before setting off. The TSS bus on the mainland, despite being the more cramped 5 seats in a…

93 – Sheila Beach

Sat 27th Feb, Lamu Castle Lodge, Lamu, KenyaToday was spent on the Sheila beach, a 3.5km walk along the sea from Lamu past Sheila town. Sheila is a small town on Lamu island, with grander more expensive places to stay and some nicely designed and maintained homes with a local…