How far is your daily commute

I hear people are commuting daily from Nyeri to Nairobi. I understand 3 days, but 5 days 3 hour drive is brutal.

But anyhowly, curious as to your commutes…

Kwani kadere wa 2nk anafanya?

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Hiyo ni profession yake. But what about regular people?

50mns using kenya railway bus and it’s train. Uhuru alifanya kazi bwana

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Kwani regular people pia hawana profession kama kadere?

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The road form nyeri to nairobi is nywee. At just 97 kilmeters and assuming good fule economy, you can travel at just 3K for a round trip. That is just 60k a month. The cost of living in nairobi is asdtronomical, a good three bedroom will set you back around 50K, food will set you back close to 60K for a large family, not to mention schools charge like a motherfucker. Nyeri unajenga kwako, hakuna rent na chakula huwezi tumia zaidi ya 10K per month kwa mashamba. It makes sense

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Now what about deres who drive from Coast then daily. Ama truck drivers?

Which areas would you vouch for in terms of land being quite affordable plus but not that serious, is it true kuna baridi kama ya limuru?

Kuna time i used to work in nakuru…natoka nai 5.20 nafika nakuru around 8…nachapa job hadi 4…by 7 niko local nawatch news…would do this on mondays, wed and fridays. Ukitoka after 5.20 unapata jam ya malori
My worst commute was the kitengela one when the road was still under construction…used to take atleast 2hrs to get to town…kuna evenings tuliwai kosa kufika home

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There’s what we call quality of life. You cant convince me that driving 4 hours a day leads to a better life healthwise, regardless of savings.

I’d rather pay 90k a month in Kileleshwa but take a 10 minute commute to the office on Riverside Drive and report at 9am. Meaning on bad days, i can wake up at 8am, take and shower, breaksfast and still make it to the office.

If your house in more than 20km to works, hakuna kitu ya maana unafanya.

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For a dude with a large family, the best balance would be to raise the family in Nyeri while living in Nairobi and driving to Nyeri on the weekends and holidays. Get a basic 1-bedroom for 15k somewhere along Thika Road. Get a reliable car with good fuel economy e.g an axio which does 18km/l. Saturday morning unaenda Nyeri na Monday ngware unatoka Nyeri kama umeenda straight job.

Also, Nairobi to Nyeri sio 97km. It’s 150km.

kuna milima so unashuka na gravity, saves fuel. Hiyo ujinga ya kuacha bibi kijiji is silly. A 2 hour drive is not reason enough to pretend unaishi nairobi na bibi umuache kijiji. Utadinyiwa bibi. Gachagua alikataa upuzi ya nairobi huwa analala nyeri na amani

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But kurudi ni mlima. You can head home on 3 days, maybe Monday, Wednesday and Friday. No wonder Gachagua wakes up at 5:00 am.

Upuss. Bibi hawezi ngoja umdinye weekend ni malaya atadinywa hata ukiishi huko 24/7. Vijana mtasoma lini hauwezi chunga mtu mzima?? Halafu unafikiria that long drive is easy that frequently?? Ushawahi hata drive hiyo njia kweli juu naona kama you have no experience hata. I literally use that road nikienda ocha sometimes. No way utadrive three or more times every week bila kuchoka kama punda. It’s not worth it utakuwa unafika job kama umechoka. Once a week its doable though. Beyond that its torture. You can’t drive 900km every week and still perform optimally in a full-time job.

Tena upuss ya sijui kushuka na gravity that is peasant proverbs. Inakaa you aren’t serious na maisha yako. Also, kujicompare na Gachagua ni ujinga ya hali ya juu. Gachagua has a full-time driver. You don’t!! Gachagua akilala backleft kwa Range Rover anajipata Nairobi. Wewe uko kwa steering kama umekondoa macho the entire journey.

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Just live in Thika…its cheaper and like 45mins to CBD

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Imagine a guy whose role model is Gachagua!

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Instead of driving you can take public means and just nap during the drive

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20mins with speeding boda boda. 40 mins na matatu cz ya beba shuka/kupanga gari.

slow 1hr walk jioni.

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Hata uishi na bibi Nairobi bado utadinyiwa. Huezi control mtu mzima.

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Either unaishi Embakasi,Syokimau,Ruiru ama Limuru ama Kikuyu