The magic of the mara triangle

Along a steep stretch of the Mara River, a cluster of still wildebeest and zebras gaze down at the shallow water below. Beneath them, a bloat of hippos splash and snort, and enormous crocodiles bask on the surrounding sandbanks. As others begin to lose…

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Going Places is a weekly travel column that has featured in Kenya’s Sunday Nation newspaper since the early 1990s, after its main author John Fox moved to Kenya from the UK. Over three decades later, the column is still going strong, aided by contributing authors Jan Fox, Andreas Fox and Lut Fox. Going Places Africa features many of these articles, as well as those that have been published in other, predominantly East African, media outlets. Although most focus on Kenya, we also post articles documenting our travels further afield, across Africa, Europe and Asia.

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