Shimba Hills National Reserve hosts one of the largest coastal forests in East Africa, after Arabuko-Sokoke forest. It is located 33 Kilometers South of Mombasa. Shimba Hills Lodge seats in the middle of this dense forest, which is rich in flora, fauna and hosts the highest density of African elephants in the country.
“Our march to freedom has been long and difficult. There have been times of despair when only the burning conviction of the rightness of our cause has sustained us. Today the tragedies and misunderstandings of the past are behind us. Today, we start on the great adventure of building the Kenyan nation.” This is part of the speech the first president of Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta gave on 12th December 1963 midnight marking the end of the colonial rule and beginning of my beloved country Kenya. The following are 5 reasons to why I’m proud to be Kenyan!