Beginnings are scary, endings are usually unexpected, but it’s the middle that counts the most~Anonymous.
Hello my friends! 😀 Am I the only one feeling like the least productive person in the world? The holiday spirit is catching on fast, and all I want to do is lounge while watching my all-time favorite Christmas movies! If you feel me, mental high five!! 😀 In that spirit, how about we take a trip down memory lane, through our Best of 2016 travels in pictures? 😀
It has most certainly been an interesting ride this year, thank you for being part of the journey-bad hair days and all! 😉 😀 I do hope you enjoy these little reminders of the Best of 2016, as we look forward to an even better and bigger 2017!
Best of 2016 >> Where it all Began?? Sun-Chasing In Kinangop!
A few months ago, 8 to be exact- on 21st April, a nervous Marion, hit ‘publish’ on the very first Scrapbook Journeys’ post! I am glad I did, because your reception of Scrapbook Journeys was beautiful- to say the least…. 🙂
Getting Our ‘Packing Game’ on Point!
With the love for travel, you quickly realize, comes the hassle of packing! Hopefully your Christmas travels are now a breeze, thanks to our Packing tips!
Tip: Catch up on this post here>> Packing Tips:How To Pack The Right Way
Exploring the Inns and Outs of Rwanda
This trip to Rwanda taught me that the journey of following your dreams is one of courage, and sometimes it means taking the leap into deep, unknown waters. But in the end, it will all be worth it. 🙂
Tip: Take your own trip to Rwanda with these posts>> Blessings in Disguise: City Blue Hotel, Kigali’s Best-kept Secret: Select Hotel, Exploring the Best of Rwanda’s Art Scene, & A Quick Travel Guide To Rwanda
The Waters and Wonders of Watamu!
It wouldn’t be the Best of 2016 without this Watamu escapades! One word> Amazing!! 😀
Of Roadtrips and Kenyan Castles In the Tsavo
Getting lost has never felt this good… Remember if you get lost this Christmas, it is an opportunity to discover new uncharted paths… 🙂
Discovering the Best of Nairobi!
If we thought that Nairobi was a hectic & traffic jam kind of city, then exploring the Best of Nairobi certainly proved us wrong… 😀
The Wondrous Colors of Diani
Diani was a beautiful way to end the year, though it felt like just a taste…right? Well, I am looking forward to exploring more of this coastal town, in 2017-God willing. 🙂
Tip: Explore the secrets of Diani with this post>> Diani’s Best-kept Secret: Villa Raymond
Wow I must say, that picture-filled trip through the Best of 2016, has me feeling all types of ways… a little nostalgic even. 🙂
As we draw this year to an end, I want to say an enormous thank you, to you my amazing readers. Yes you! 😀 You who has stuck around from the very first day the blog went live, and you who just made it here! Thank you for keeping me on my toes, especially when I failed to post… Thank you for the beautiful comments, for liking and sharing my posts on Facebook and Instagram. You each deserve a standing ovation!!
A special thanks to Wanjiku Thuo, the super-photographer and my partner in crime. Thanks Sue, for helping me to show the world how beautiful our Kenya is through the gift of pictures!
To all of us>> Many hugs! Let’s keep our heads up as we anticipate an even more amazing 2017>> All glory to God!
Stay safe this festive season, spread good cheer and love! Merry Christmas Folks and a Most Blessed New Year! 😀
Photography By: Wanjiku Thuo & Marion Mithamo