Marsabit – Kenya
Marsabit is a small town in the north of Kenya where members of several tribes are living. There is not much to see or do in Marsabit town, but the Marsabit National Park is worth visiting, as well as trips to the Chalbi Desert and, further afield, Lake Turkana. The famous ‘singing wells’ of the Borana people can be found in the area and should not be missed.
The name Marsabit is thought to come from an Ethiopian farmer named Marsa, who was brought to the area to assist with farming. ‘Marsa bet’ meaning Marsa’s home became Marsabit.
Marsabit the town is located on the lower slopes of Mount Marsabit, an extinct volcano just over 1700m / 5600 feet high. It feels like an oasis in a harsh desert setting and just driving into town from the desert around it brings instant relief.
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