Sunday, March 04, 2012

Tofu Quest

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This weekend I went running and saw a dead (or at least unconscious) student at the high school near my house, milked a cow for the first time, had a giant drunk guy threaten to kill me for comparing Kenyans to dogs (my actual words: "I have to go home now because my dogs are in my house and I need to make sure they're not peeing or chewing on my computer,") then road my motorcycle to Kisumu, bought some tofu, and lost pretty badly at Trivia. Today I rode back a longer way, got rained on, drank tea at Rondo Resort to wait out the rain, and chatted with Kenya Wildlife Service guards at the northern entrance to Kakamega forest to try and set up volunteer trail maintenance next month.

Moral of the story:
(1)You can get tofu in Kenya if you're lucky.
(2)Even though "waterproof/breathable" is a complete lie, you should still wear your waterproof/breathable motorcycle pants when riding in Kenya in monsoon season.


  1. Can I ask where you got the tofu? I'm in Mombasa and DYING for some! Thanks.

  2. Nakumatt. The big one outside of town in Kisumu has some every so often. Mombasa's biggest Nakumatt is your best bet. Check the produce section. It's in small plastic bags soaking in a basin of water.