The Kenya Culture By Desiree Roberts & Nicole Strange
Tourism Salama ! Or in English Hello! My name is peanut the elephant and I will be your tour guide. In chapter 1 you will learn about all the amazing places and things in Kenya.
The worldâ€™s second largest lake, Lake Victoria, is about the size of Ireland. It forms the head water of the Nile River. It is the largest lake in Africa. Another name for Lake Victoria is Victoria Nyanza.
Termite Mounds are built by millions of tiny termites. These amazing structures of compacted soil can be taller than a house! Termites are often called “White Ants” or “Flying Ants”. Kenyans also eat termites.
In Tsalo National Park, Tourists can get a close up view of the parkâ€™s numerous elephants. Or they can join a safari tour. Which includes fording one of the parkâ€™s many streams. Millions of people visit Kenya each year to see its endless savannah.
Kenyan government has set up more than 50 reserves and parks to protect animals. Kenya is the treasure chest of African wildlife. Kenya has many animals. If you are looking for a great vacation visit Kenya!
In chapter 2 you will learn about all the different foods Kenyan people eat and grow!
Chapter 2 Food In chapter 2 you will learn about all the different foods Kenyan people eat and grow. Kenyan people eat sweet potatoes, avocadoes, and cassava, which are all very common. One of the most popular food there is uguli, a corn meal porridge, made by mixing corn meal with cold water and a little salt. They also love to use bananas to make beer.
They love to eat a lot of abundant fruits like pineapples, mangos, oranges, bananas, plantains, and papayas. They also like to grow fruits and vegetables like millet sorghum, cassavas, yams, corn, potatoes, beans, and pumpkin. They also grow lots of green vegetables like kale, collard greens, and potato leaves. They take monkey bread, from the fruit of the baobab tree, to make cool drinks.
In Kenya meat is rarely eaten, but if eaten the most common meat are goat, beef, lamb, chicken, and fish. Some staple foods are milk, uguli, uji, red bean stew, mandazi, githeri, and chapati. A common drink in Kenya is tea with just milk and sugar. Sukuma wik, (collard greens) are grown in nearly every garden and is a popular side dish to uguli.
There are many coconut trees around and they make sauces out of the coconut. For breakfast they usually eat slices of bread and jam with cups of sweet tea. For supper they usually eat uguli served with a spinach sauce. In Bomane, fresh milk is available, however they have to milk the cows