I wrote this piece for Nomad Magazine and it appeared in the July 2017 edition It’s 7am and I’m on the back of a boda (motorbike taxi), winging my way down the Mombasa road toward Nairobi’s shiny new railway station to take the much lauded, somewhat controversial (here’s my piece about the cost), (and my piece about lives ruined by sand harvesting needed to build it), Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) train to Mombasa. After 40 minutes of careering along, cutting through the traffic and hanging on to my boda driver for dear life, I decide this should not be called… View Post