Crying Stone of Ilesi

Crying Stone of Ilesi

when a large boulder balances on a tremendous rock and writes history over tribal wars

Location: 

Muraka - Ilesi Rd, Kenya

Duration: 

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Personal highlights

  1. Crying Stone: a large boulder balancing on a rock and looking like a giant
  2. Inaccessible: having to stop on a busy road and hike 30 minutes to get there
  3. Tourism: local people playing tour guide and asking for money (entrance fee?)
  4. History: the guide illustriously explains the fantastic story of the crying stone
  5. Tribal War: this is where Luhyas allegedly defeated the Nandis, who then retreated

Image sources

  1. Crying Stone of Ilesi
  2. Completely overgrown rock
  3. Climbing below the rocks
  4. Me and my work buddies
  5. Children playing on the rocks

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