Travelstory Susan & Wietze: exploring in Tanzania

On an adventure in Tanzania with Charlie’s Travels As seasoned world travelers, an organization may come up with a very good story to win us over. ‘Of course’ we first looked for a way to backpack, but with a time limit and too few public transport options, that didn’t seem like a good idea anyway. […]

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TRAVELSTORY: Geraldine Kemper discovered beautiful Kenya with her boyfriend

Geraldine Kemper

We were going on holiday to Kenya in November, and were figuring out what we could do. Although we normally plan everything ourselves and one of us had lived in Kenya for some time, we also wanted to do a special trip in nature and adventure with motorbikes. We had heard good stories about Charlie’s […]

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Kenya: Forty Years Later

The trip exceeded our expectations. From the first contacts it immediately became clear that Charlie’s Travels thinks pretty much ‘out of the box’. Our thoughts were immediately put aside. Suddenly it became: of course we will drive through the country ourselves! Motorcycling to Lake Natron? A challenge! Three days trekking with Maasai, definitely do it! […]

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The Lunatic Express: A mad railroad cutting across Kenya

Lunatic Express Train

Traces of strife in 1896: a time of power and danger During the Scramble for Africa – the colonial race for Africa – numerous European powers sought to control as much of the African continent as possible, and Great Britain was no exception. With the aim of establishing a direct connection to the fertile land […]

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Hiking In Kenya: From Mount Kenya To The Tribal Trek

Maasai tribal trek To get straight to the point, this is the hike of all hikes and my personal favorite! It’s not about the dancing Masai who are there purely for tourists, but about the real deal, and that’s what we’re talking about here. You enter the Loita Hills together with a guide armed with […]

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An African with Asian eyes

Africans with Asian eyes. Yes, they exist. Because the Asians came to the East African coast a long time ago. Even before the white Europeans. The origin of the Swahili culture The gaze of the African coastal dwellers was always directed towards the outside world, beyond the sea’s horizon. They maintained limited connections with the […]

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