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Kiambethu Tea Farm

Part of our recent travel to Nairobi was the Kiambethu Tea Farm. Situated at 7,200 ft., Kiambethu was bought and farmed by AB ...

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Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya's capital city, has quite the nicknames one being Nairobbery. Anything with robbery isn't exactly a place most would ...

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Kiboko Bay & the Kakamega Rainforest

We recently got to adventure around Kenya for nearly two weeks, thanks to our friend Bryce visiting. The only place on our itinerary ...

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Patrick Turns 28 in the Great Rift Valley

It's been a while and I have much to catch up on! Fortunately, we have been traveling, visiting with friends, and working hard! Unfortunately, after reading this article, I learned this week our blog title, currently By the Bell's, should actually be By the Bells. Come on, I'm a teacher and my husband ...

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Kampala, Uganda {Weekend Review}

This past weekend we loaded up the cars and crossed the border to Uganda. For some unknown reason I had a thrill of excitement to experience border crossing. It is such a novel experience and was our first time. Well, other than the Zanzibar ferry port... Unfortunately and fortunately there were no drug ...

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{Weekend Review}

Just like living in America, sometimes you need a weekend to get your life together aka tick a few to-dos off your list. Just like living in America, binge watching Narcos, The Americans, and Netflix documentaries get in the way. Fortunately, we had a mix of the two and a short adventure with ...

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Shopping at Nakumatt

Nakumatt, NakuMART Nakumatt, originally Nakuru Mattresses, is the Wal-Mart around here. Hence, I pronounce the invisible 'r' because 'matt' sounds silly. The superstore opened in 1987 and now has over 50+ stores throughout East Africa. What I love about Nakumatt is their consistency in product ...