• A Segera Retreat experience – where conservation meets luxury

    Segera Retreat embodies Conservation, Culture, Community & Commerce. These four elements dubbed ‘the 4C’s’, define this Kenyan Gem in the heart of Laikipia County. My friends Silvia Njoki, Debra Killingo, Joe Wahome and I have a 3-day  adventure as an assignment for LoveLaikipia to this magical retreat and it’s accurate to say, it was a trip-of-a-lifetime.   Getting there… There are pretty much 2 means. Drive or fly. We don’t want to splurge by arriving on a plane so we hit the road from Nairobi at 6 am, driving through the stunning Kenyan sunrise. As we near Nanyuki, Silvia pulls over and reminisces her high-school days at the foot of Mt…

  • Glaciers On Mount Kenya

    You may or may not know about the existence of glaciers on Mount Kenya, but what you should know; no, MUST know is that they are disappearing fast. Scientists and weather experts estimate that by 2040, glaciers on the Mount Kenya will be reduced to nothing. It is a sad and daunting prospect to know that Climate Change has caused ‘nearly-irreversible’ and to strongly put it, catastrophic damages to the ecosystem. What will happen when the ice disappears? Rivers will gradually become seasonal and eventually disappear. This has already become a harsh reality to the Borana Tribe, who depended on River Liki for water. Unfortunately, the river dried up, and…