Nairobi, the city of my nativity, has sidewalks to write home about. Veritable volumes can be published on the deplorable conditions our pedestrians tolerate on a daily basis. Pedestrians are a majority here; sadly, however, they end up with the short end of the stick where commuting is concerned. Unless of course they are in the CBD (very walkable, for the most part), or in random suburban pockets where developers have been conscientious enough to add pavers in that herringbone pattern we have come to love. Ladies and gentlemen: the sidewalks of Nairobi, from my perspective. My take may be biased, but these photos are a good representation of what I endure for the most part whenever I walk.
1. Random snaps – the detail shots
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There are, occasionally, moments of respite:
But they are sometimes few and far between.
2. Random snaps, take 2. Or, wide shots by others.