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KENIA - KENYA
Nairobi
Jungle Junction (JJ’s)
S 01° 17.325’
E 036° 45.634’
Camping 3 Euro pP
Chris Handschuh ist Motorradmechaniker und hat eine fantastische (BMW) Werkstatt!!!
Er ist sehr nett und hilft gerne mit Rat und Tat aus.
Eine Oase in Nairobi!!!
Chris is master of motorcycle mechanic and has a great workshop.
He is very helpful.
An oasis in Nairobi
C_handschuh_68 (AT) yahoo.com
Motorraeder parken auf dem Gelaende
Motorcycles park at the compound

Lake Nakuru
Kemba Campsite and Farm
S 00° 17.988’
E 035° 54.026’
Camping 3 Euro pP
Motorraeder parken auf dem Gelaende
Motorcycles park at the compound

Eldoret
Naiberi Rivercampsite
N 00° 26.861’
E 035° 25.326’
Camping 3 Euro pP
Neuer Platz ist vor dem "Dorf", von Eldoret kommend
New location!!!!
Motorraeder parken auf dem Gelaende
Motorcycles park at the compound

Kitale
Sirikwa Farm
Ca. 20 KM Richtung Norden / ca. 20 Km north
N 01° 10.671’
E 035° 06.515’
Camping 4,5 Euro pP
Motorraeder parken auf dem Gelaende
Motorcycles park at the compound

Nakuru
Happy Cow
S 00° 17.306’
E 036° 07.013’
Fantastischer Kaese und Marmelade!!
Great cheese and jam!!

Timau
Timau River Lodge
Camping 3 Euro pP
N 00° 05.128’
E 037° 15.133’
Traumhaft schoene Lage mit Blich auf Mt. Kenia
Beautiful setting and great and view at Mt. Kenia
Motorraeder parken auf dem Gelaende
Motorcycles park at the compound

Marsabit
Jey Jey Centre
N 02° 19.948’
E 037° 59.396’
DZ / Double 4 Euro
Motorraeder parken auf dem Innenhof
Motorcycles park at the compound
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Great posts/information Ralf and Eva, thanks!!

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Great posts - I have cut and pasted them into an excel file - but I can't attach it to this post - any idea how I can share it with the world?
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the Eldoret campsite... is that the one with the funky cave/tunnel bar with the river flowing through it? i love that place! memories.... the owner is so friendly and loves to party, had an awesome 3 nites there!
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And, of course, way up in the northwest corner of Kenya, you will find Lokichokio (sometimes spelled Lokichoggio).
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Chris Handschuh used to work for BMW. He doesn't any longer, though he uses their forms to ad credibility. If you're going there to pitch a tent and use the kitchen, you should have no problem. I had heard many good things about the place and find myself surprised to be writing this. 1 or 2 problems, I don't care- 6-8, I do. I spent almost a month there- and have plenty of complaints. I won't go into them at length here. I met 2 groups of European travelers who had been staying at JJ's off and on for 3 years or more. Both told me it would be their last stay. Including me, that makes 3. There are some good backpacker hostels that have secure parking in Nairobi, as well as many homestay options. Just try google. Chris calls JJ's an "alternative place to stay;" seems like it's time to find another alternative place to stay. If you're thinking of staying there and want to know more, PM me and I'll clue you in. Lavington is a beautiful place to stay in Nairobi. With more than 40,000kms on the road, this is my first complaint. Ride safe everyone, H.
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Marsabit camping

Hi all

Don't have any GPS co-ordinates, but anyone in Marsabit will be able to direct you to a Swiss gent called Henry. He has a nice campsite about 2k out of town, with plenty of space for tents/4WDs and a large and cosy hut that can sleep around 6-8.

Even better, he has a very nice workshop (tools, weilding) for any structural problems you may have encountered on the road North or South! We had a few, and he fixed them for a really nice price.

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Hi There. Although I have not yet contacted them yet I am considering storing my vehicle at JJ, I saw 'Hooks' comments which concerned me a little, sadly I cant seem to PM, so if you can PM me with issues which could affect me I would be greatful. My biggest concern is whether it provides a safe and secure area to store a vehicle?
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Hi all

Don't have any GPS co-ordinates, but anyone in Marsabit will be able to direct you to a Swiss gent called Henry. He has a nice campsite about 2k out of town, with plenty of space for tents/4WDs and a large and cosy hut that can sleep around 6-8.

Even better, he has a very nice workshop (tools, weilding) for any structural problems you may have encountered on the road North or South! We had a few, and he fixed them for a really nice price.

Enjoy
Gareth and Helen
Henry's is tagged on Tracks4Africa and we stayed there for about 4 nights due to mechanical issues. It has HOT showers and a nice covered area for cooking and hanging out as well as a fire pit and sink/counter area for cleaning and preparing.

It is on kind of a hobby farm/carpentry/metal working fab shop. Interesting place and a really nice guy. Views are spectacular and the are is quiet with the exception of the cows wearing cow bells.

Also, there is power to the covered hut AND there is a fridge that is yours to use...and they'll even stock it with reasonably priced drinks/ if you ask.

All and all a great place to be stuck at the end of the day. Marsabit doesn't offer much, but it was nice to find Henry's.
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