Africa is such a big continent that it is so easy to get lost in the beauty that exists within the massive area.
Spanning from the northern countries of Tunisia and Egypt, all the way south to South America and Zimbabwe, Africa boasts some amazing natural beauty.
Kenya, however, lies somewhere in between both these regions, right in the middle of the African continent.
Situated to the east coast, Kenya is in one of Africa’s hottest parts, lying right on the equator.
The country was named after the famous Mount Kenya, which is the second largest peak in the continent.
The capital city of the nation is Nairobi and is one of the most populated areas in the region with almost three million residents, four times more than the second largest city.
With a very tropical climate, Kenya boasts some breathtaking wildlife as well as amazing environments.
Many native animals including giraffes, lions, cheetahs, and buffalos roam around the country like residents and believe it or not are actually quite timid.
Despite the tropical weather, Kenya is currently facing one of the worst droughts in decades, with crops and livestock destroyed.
There is still, however, one of the best rivers in the world, which boasts some amazing whitewater rafting and a great location for extreme sports.
Not ot be outdone, Kenya also offers much diversity in its country, with many different cultures represented.
Notable cultures include the Swahili on the coast, pastoralist communities in the north, and several different communities in the central and western regions.