Category: magical

Hiking Mt.Kilimambogo: A Visit to Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park

Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park

Last weekend was awesome! #tembeaKenya

In line with my word for the year, you can read all about that HERE, I am trying to find things that give me joy in everyday life. Honestly, sometimes it is a bit difficult to be joyful when you’ve been down with a load of infections and a bad cold. However, being the positive person I am, I decided to take on something new.

I decided to take on a mountain!!!Whooooa!!What a freaking crazy way to find joy!!

When the opportunity to visit Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park, while hiking the scenic Mt.Kilimambogo came along, I hopped on it without even thinking twice. Add hubby into the mix, and awesome company of people I have never met before, it was the perfect thing to do on a sunny Saturday.

When we first got to the Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park, I was super surprised at how tall the mountain looked. I was instantly scared, but I am not one to give up. So, up we went, trekking the trails of the mountain of buffaloes (That’s Mt.Kilimambogo’s nickname).

Honestly, it was one of the hardest things I have ever done. The first footpath up the mountain was the hardest for me. I was sweating and my heart was beating out of my chest. But soon my body started adjusting and I started moving faster and it felt so good.

Reaching the summit was the best part of the day. Little did I know that the trek downhill would be so very difficult.

I am still sore from that hike, but it was such a beautiful and peaceful time. You should definitely try hiking as a way of finding joy and just calming down, while taking a look at beautiful views.

For now..Enjoy the pictures.

At the gate

Ol Donyo Sabuk National ParkThe Buffalo Heads

Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park   Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park Louise MacMillan gravesite. Can you imagine she was buried here in 1938? The words are so touching.Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park   Mt. Kilimambogo  With Bae: Team Blue

mt.kilimambogo hike 1Me

mt.kilimambogo activities 2 Mt.KilimambogoThe Summit

Ol Donyo Sabuk

Mt.Kilimambogo SummitGoing downhill…I love this sign!!

mt.kilimambogo going downMore Fun Ideas!

Its My Birthday Weekend

I know I have not even been a wee bit excited that its my birthday week. The main reason is because I have nothing planned for my birthday on Sunday. I want it all, a party, gifts, celebrations but I don’t even know how to make that happen. To make matters worse, I have never really had a birthday party, just for me. Am not whining. Am just anxious. Anxious that my birthday will just pass by and no one will notice. Am anxious because am turning 25 and its kind of a big deal to me. 
I totally, want something fancy but most of all, I just want someone to make it a special day. I know that it is a special day but I want to know that am not the only one who knows that.
Anyway, I believe and I have the deepest and unwavering faith that this will be one of my best weekends. I don’t know how this will happen and I don’t care but I know it will.
Now to my birthday cravings:
1. Cake: Am totally craving some cake right now and having it on my bday would be awesome.

2. Party, Yes. I want lots of dancing and drinking all in my name.
3. Gifts. Little ones or big ones, Doesn’t matter as long as they are beautiful.

4. Hugs and Kisses. Simple yet they always make my day.
All images via Pinterest
Thats it people. Am not asking for much. Just a little fun to mark the day I was born.

The Magic of Life

One thing i have noticed lately is that am so into having an amazing life. If you have been reading my blog, then you know am a firm believer in positivity and optimism. I actually really do not see the point of living life being a pessimist and labeling it as realism. I think that is just an excuse to not be happy and make your life and other people’s life miserable.
Life is meant to be magical (in whatever cliche ways that you might think of).

Whether magical to you means, finding the man/girl of your life, getting married to them and having kids: life is meant to be that way. Whether magical to you means travelling to different places, experiencing people and cultures of all kinds, life is actually meant to be that way. Whatever magical means to you, thats the way your life is meant to be.

Before i go any further, i would like to recommend that you look for “THE POWER”, a book by Rhonda Byrne and read it as fast as you can. It will surely change the way you see life and how you actually live it.

For me, magical means having a job that is flexible, fun and filled with play, laughter and jokes. Magical means that money is no object to me and that i live life not based on the amount of money i have but based on what i want and what i enjoy. Magical means a beautiful proposal and a beautiful wedding with Mr b/f, with all my family and friends watching. Magical means the Nikon L120 camera being mine.
Magical means laughter, joy, happiness, smiles, play, music, color, dance, great food, fabulous fashion, art, lots of love and endless beauty.

I give you love and hope that you realize the magic of your own life.
Kisses lots and lots of Love.
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