Our team has successfully completed its first week road tripping with Mobius Two. We’ve encountered everything from the non-stop rains in Kericho to the beautiful wildlife and epic gorges in Hell’s Gate along with handling daily chaos from the crowds that flock to the vehicle as we settle into a nearby town. To recap our first week, I can definitively say our time on the road has been nothing short of an exciting and unforgettable adventure filled with unexpected weather and long rides thru diverse landscapes ranging from smokey hills, extreme escarpments and much needed road side stops to down tasty chai.
Along the journey, we’ve visited over 10 main towns meeting with dozens of local entrepreneurs and community leaders as they cruise in the back of the Mobius Two. Our road trip journey has taken us to Ganze, Voi, Mai Mahiu Escarpment, Hell’s Gate, Narok, Bomet, Kericho, Kisumu, and Bungoma. And Mobius Two seems to be holding up remarkable well.
Dave and the Mobius mechanics have been making slight vehicle modifications as we enter into our 2nd week on the bumpy and unpredictable Kenyan roads. Surprisingly we’ve still seem to encounter more mechanical problems with our 4×4 vs. the Mobius Two prototype.
Sebastian, Alicia and the rest of the What Took You So Long film crew has been busy behind the lens capturing magnificent sunrises above the mountains, and landscape shots along the roadside. In true guerrilla filmmaking style, the crew has been mounting Go-Pro cameras to the cars, and hanging out of the windows and trunk of our 4×4 strapped with film cameras to capture content for the production of two short films and an advert for the Mobius Two.
It’s all been a part of a grand adventure that’s taken from villages to valleys along and YMCA campgrounds to upscale estates. At night we’ve been gratuitously hosted by NGOs such as One Acre Fund, Peace Corps volunteers and local crop farmers offering us space to setup camp in our tents, and cook up Ugali, Maize and local flavours on our kerosene stove.
Today the weather is on our side, as we head off to Kakamanga and launch into our 2nd week on the roadius with Mobius Two. Stay tuned for more road adventures as we continue to explore the wild beauty of Kenya.