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Kibera and the Makina Clinic, Nairobi, Kenya travel blog

Kibera and the Makina Clinic

A travel blog entry by robynkelley

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Hello all! What a busy day! Today was our first trip to the clinic, and our orientation, and tour of Kibera. I am still in awe! We traveled an hour and a half to get from our host family to the Makina clinic in Kibera. We get around on Matatus, which are ...

First day in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya travel blog

First day in Kibera

A travel blog entry by orielle

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... at home, Peter and Paul, were around all day.  I asked them all the silly questions a mzungu (white person) would have about Kenya.  They were good sports.  I tried to write a blog on Sunday, but when I tried to post it, it got ...

goat truck, Nanyuki, Kenya travel blog

goat truck

A travel blog entry by thesunroseclear

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... world with a higher incidence of men wearing sports jackets?) The following incident pinpoints for me the difference between Ethiopia and Kenya (then I'll give Ethiopia a rest, promise). On the goat truck, the upper frame consisted of a grid of 4-cm ...

Amazing first day of distribution - 800 kids!, Nairobi, Kenya travel blog

Amazing first day of distribution - 800 kids!

A travel blog entry by meganjohnson

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The day began a bit overcast but after a big breakfast here at the Guest House we loaded up our van, with driver Wycliff we headed to the East lands area. This meant that we drove through rush hour in Nairobi ! and what an experience - red lights don't ...

Mombasa: It's a port town., Old Mombasa, Kenya travel blog

Mombasa: It's a port town.

A travel blog entry by texasnomads

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During our travels, Lyndi and I have had the pleasure of staying in many a “port town” along our travels: La Ceiba, Bluefields, Punta  Arenas, Guayaquil, etc.; and our general consensus is this- port towns suck. With the ...

19/07/09, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

19/07/09

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

Today we still got up at 0530 am and we went for another game drive, I know it sounds snobbish but, we saw much of the same as the other days, lions, cheetahs, giraffes and wildebeests, the only thing that did set the morning apart was the 1030 breakfast ...

20/07/09, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

20/07/09

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

On the way to the morning drive we found a den of hyenas and spent quite a bit of time with them, we were so close that we nearly could touch them and they look cute when they are not showing their teeth. We then headed toward the river for breakfast ...

School Building!, Gilgil, Kenya travel blog

School Building!

A travel blog entry by flyingfree13

... hope because there is the new constitution and I believe there has been some change in power.  However, all across Kenya, everyday people talk constantly of the corruption in the government and the inappropriately high salaries.  So the day we ...

The Poop Group, Nairobi, Kenya travel blog

The Poop Group

A travel blog entry by aaronjsmith

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Today, Lawi got up early, but me, Sara, and Ed slept in a bit. I was the first one up of us three, and took a shower and headed up to the main house. Lawi was gone, and Mami got me some delicious mango for breakfast. The mangos, and most other fruit ...

Maasai Village, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Maasai Village

A travel blog entry by cubm

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We decided to stop at a Maasai tribal village on the way out of the Mara.  The Maasai are the predominant tribe in the Mara and they have a lifestyle all their own that focuses on cattle and hunting.  We paid $25 each, which goes toward their ...

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