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Nairobi Diaries: The lion, my crutch and the Maasai’s wardrobe

2- 11 November 2016

Bernie in Kenya.

Pre-departure (preparing my bags):

Here are some key things to note before travelling to Kenya as a South African:

Visa – South African Passport Holders do not require visa into Kenya for period less than one month (http://www.kenya.org.za/consular.htm), further than that I assume you will need to organise a visa.

Yellow fever vaccination mandatory: When I returned to South Africa I had to show proof of my yellow fever vaccination by means of a valid yellow fever certificate. These certificates, which are valid for 10 years, must be approved by the World Health Organisation, and should be administered at a yellow fever approved vaccination centre at least 10 days before departure to , as the vaccine only offers protection 10 days after administration. So make sure you get your yellow fever shot ahead of time.

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