Karen Blixen Museum

Karen Blixen Museum

exploring the colonial lifestyle of a Danish Baroness in the rural suburbs

Location: 

Karen Blixen, Nairobi, Kenya

Duration: 

Monday, May 16, 2016

Personal highlights

  1. Karen Blixen: Danish Baroness who (unsuccessfully) tried to build a farm
  2. Museum: showing the colonial lifestyle of the beginning of the 20th century
  3. Tour guide: private tour guide explained Karen's life and the farm's history
  4. Photography: I don't understand why it should be forbidden to take pictures?
  5. Book: Out of Africa (Karen's memoirs at the farm site in Karen

Image sources

  1. Garden around the house
  2. Dining room (from the movie)
  3. Very old tractor in the garden
  4. Karen Blixen's lovely house
  5. Original kitchen utensils

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