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On the Road – Season 7, Episode 13
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On the Road – Season 7, Episode 13

Wanja explores the therapeutic waters of the Wondo Genet hot springs, near the lake town of Awasa in Ethiopia. Then to Kenya to taste the delicious fish at Kisumu Lake Hotel on the shores of Lake Victoria, run by identical twins. in West Africa, Accra in Ghana hosts the Tetteh Quarshie Art Market where you […]
On the Road – Season 7, Episode 12
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On the Road – Season 7, Episode 12

Wanja explores art, music and culture in South, Central and East Africa, starting in Portuguese speaking Angola where Aline Fazal represents the post-independence generation of musicians. Next, on to South West Uganda, meeting the Pigmi ‘Keepers of the Forest’, the Batwa people, in the Kabale District. In Kisumu, Western Kenya, Collins Okello creates unique pencil […]
On the Road – Season 7, Episode 11
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On the Road – Season 7, Episode 11

Wanja explores the music and fashion event, Koroga in Nairobi, Kenya. Next is a performance by Drummer queen Topstick in Lagos, Nigeria and the Jambo Fashion Affair in Stonetown, Zanzibar, Tanzania. Wanja Mungai takes viewers to three new locations every week to sample some of Africa’s most interesting destinations. Sometimes you’re there for shopping, sometimes […]
On the Road – Season 7, Episode 10
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On the Road – Season 7, Episode 10

Wanja explores a camping road trip from Nairobi to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, tastes the best coffee and bathes in the healing Wondo Genet Springs outside Addis. Next to Africas highest point, Mount Kilimajaro in Tanzania at 5895m high and considered one of the wonders of the world. In Rwanda, the ‘Dancers for the King’, […]
On the Road – Season 7, Episode 9
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On the Road – Season 7, Episode 9

Wanja explores the heights of Uganda, hiking to the top of Mount Mgahinga, through the bamboo forest in the land of the golden monkeys in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park to see the view of the volcanic swamp at the summit. On the shores of Lake Victoria in Kisumu, Kenya, the Kisumu Museum and snake park […]
On the Road – Season 7, Episode 8
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On the Road – Season 7, Episode 8

Wanja explores Mali in West Africa, where the annual 3 day Festival of Music is held in Timbuktu, land of the nomadic Tuareg people, characterized by poets and musicians. A camping experience on Habukomi Island on Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda is next, then onto total luxury at Hotel Royal Senchi on the Volta lake in […]
On the Road – Season 7, Episode 7
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On the Road – Season 7, Episode 7

Wanja explores the contribution of the Somali community in Nairobi, Kenya, during the cultural heritage week. Then to a guided boat trip on the river Nile with a very knowlegeable Sudanese guide, and a visit to the Cultural Centre near Kigali, built to immortalise the legacy of the most loved king of Rwanda, Ruganzu 2. […]
On the Road – Season 7, Episode 6
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On the Road – Season 7, Episode 6

Wanja explores music, art and culture in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, at the 3-day Classical Jazz event, Jazz-Ouaga. Ten onto Zanzibar where local women thrive by collecting seashells to sell. The Pink Taxi Company is becoming extremely popular in Cairo, Egypt, the training of the drivers most impressive. Wanja Mungai takes viewers to three new locations […]
On the Road – Season 7, Episode 5
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On the Road – Season 7, Episode 5

Wanja explores the Fantasia Festival in Ouledazzouz, Morocco, a showcasing of horsemanship, preserving the Moroccan culture. Beach time, fishing, diving and photography on Tofo beach in Mozambique, then onto East Africa to meet a controversial, contemporary painter, depicting the issues of his time. Wanja Mungai takes viewers to three new locations every week to sample […]
On the Road – Season 7, Episode 4
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On the Road – Season 7, Episode 4

A Peek into the glamorous, flamboyant, elegant Alasha Awards Ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya. The Cape Town Carnaval is a colourful and historic parade in South Africa and Africa’s biggest Jazz Festival happens here in March. I Kokrobite, Ghana, Celebrations are underway with energetic dance and drumming. Wanja Mungai takes viewers to three new locations every […]