Produced by Sydney Pollack, Streep plays Danish author Karen Blixen
who chronicles her life in Nairobi, in British East Africa.
According to the site, the top sights include the Karen Blixen
Museum, Giraffe Centre and Nairobi National Park which has black rhinos.
5 lorries from America, Karen Blixen
House from Denmark, one jeep ambulance from Israel and 10 ambulances from West Germany, among many other gifts.
His older sister was the famed novelist Karen Blixen
, whose award-winning stories, such as Out of Africa, have been adapted to film.
McLain tracks her subject from her childhood in Kenya to a love triangle with Karen Blixen
and Denys Finch Hatton (of Out of Africa fame) to her famed solo flight across the Atlantic in her 30s.
Nearly 80 years ago, a woman called Karen Blixen
penned a novel from her family estate in Denmark.
People still want to walk in the footsteps of Karen," says Damaris Rotich, curator of the Karen Blixen
Museum--the bungalow-style house where Blixen lived in Kenya, which features in the movie.
Ernest Hemingway and Karen Blixen
(Isak Dinesen) never met, though they both coveted the Nobel Prize in 1954, the year Hemingway deservedly won it.
Beryl tells her story, one of hard-won freedom and costs--including her friendship with writer Karen Blixen
(the pen name of Isak Dinesen, author of Out of Africa) and her affair with Blixen's lover, safari hunter Denys Fitch Hatton; her multiple lovers and marriages; her immersion in the bohemian expat community; and her own personal tragedies--from an altitude of 1,800 feet.
Danish author Karen Blixen
and her Swedish husband Baron Bror von Blixen Finke owned the farm at the foot of the Ngong hills and now the Karen Blixen
museum is located here.
I lunched at Tamambo Karen Blixen
Coffee House, located on the Karen Road near the Karen Blixen
As these books conveyed those authors' views to a broad international readership, a number of names have become synonymous with the landscape, the people, the animals and the politics of the vast African continent: Olive Schreiner, Karen Blixen
, Elspeth Huxley, Bessie Head, Doris Lessing, Nadine Gordimer, Elsa Joubert, Wilma Stockenstrom, Lieve Joris and Antjie Krog.