Address: State House Road, Nairobi, Kenya | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Nairobi Central Business District area of Nairobi, is near Nairobi Arboretum, Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage, Snake Park, and Baboons & Vervits.
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Travel Blogs from Nairobi

A day in Nairobi

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Jul 23, 2014

5 comments, 6 photos

... at the screen and tried to translate this 2 dimensional diagram into reality. More discussion in Kiswahili. Finally Daniel, my driver decided he had enough to go on. We started out taking back streets toward the center of Nairobi. After several times turning around and asking directions, he finally called the office and the employee was able to give him a landmark he knew well. "Ah-ha!" he said loudly. Now he knew where he was going. It was near a ...

Elephants and other

A travel blog entry by jimhilbert on Jun 15, 2014

1 photo

... Protestant, Seven Day Adventists, Born Again, You name it. This goes on for miles. Charles explains that Kenya has 'Freedom of Worship' and the rules mean anyone can start a Church and have a go. He is cynical that it is a lot of people taking advantage of the desperate and misguided.

By lunch time we arrive at Aderres National Reserve. It is a bloody golf course with Impala, Wart Hogs and Antelope running around ...

My last entry

A travel blog entry by masonken on May 16, 2014

2 photos

... way to the airport. A 40-minute trip took 2.5-hours. Good thing we left early! We arrived at the airport and after about 3 security stops we found our gate. Some of us went to dinner, which was amazing. When we got back, the other students had bad news.

Nairobi was attacked, again. This time a grenade was thrown hurting about 80 people and killing multiple others. WE WERE IN NAIROBI WHEN THIS HAPPENED. So incredibly scary. The British government asked that all of ...

Departure Day

A travel blog entry by whitworm on May 16, 2014

... lunch. They made a very special lunch of rice, stew, and chipaties. We were served first, then the students. The lunch was amazing! We had to go soon to get back to the house and load our luggage. We were asked to wait just a few mintues more. We waited, and I am so happy that we did! A lady led the students in a song and dance. It was indescribable! Then she started pulling out large pieces of fabric. I knew they were going to present these to us. They had 9 ...

The Junction

A travel blog entry by tfranklin810 on May 09, 2014

2 comments, 3 photos

... and pick the body up for burial (a lot of times it must be strapped to the top of the car). After Joshua’s lesson he invited us to observe an autopsy on Monday for a lady whose cause of death is unknown, a pathologist from Nairobi is coming to direct it (which is kind of a big deal), so we are hoping to get to be able to see this. Anytime there is an accident in Kenya where a person dies, it is the law that the person must undergo an autopsy so the police ...