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Lodwar town is the capital of Turkana County, better known as Turkanaland. Turkana Land is located in Northern Kenya, a region that is greatly misunderstood by outsiders. They say if you truly want to know about a car, talk to its makers and read its manual. This is part of the reason that drove me to go on a solo backpacking, fact finding expedition into Turkana Land. I wanted to know and experience it from the source, learn about it from its locals, be guided by them and let it expose itself to me, in its rawest form. I discovered that it is like an oyster, seems rough from the outside, but is all forms of precious pearls within. I have shared about some of the pearls here https://www.wangechigitahitravels.com/the-best-kept-secret-that-is-eliye-springs-turkana/,   https://www.wangechigitahitravels.com/my-homecoming-to-turkanaland/  https://www.wangechigitahitravels.com/eliye-springs-resort-the-pearl-of-eliye-springs/ As I ventured into Turkanaland, with Lodwar being my first stop, I was anxious about so many things, one…