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Travel Blogs from Nairobi

Saying Goodbye

A travel blog entry by reahm825

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... the difference between these kids education and that of ours at home in America is that God's word and teachings are still in the Kenyan Schools. I pray that someday we might see the error of our ways and return to the practices that our forefathers had in place.
I am planning on posting one more blog of just pictures soon after I get home. So I just want to say thanks again for your interest in my thoughts and experiences and I can't wait to see you all very soon. Sincerely, ...

Final Stretch...

A travel blog entry by masonken

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... done.

At the school we focused our conversation on Malaria. Each of us worked with an Allied Health student. We took small groups of kids and discussed the causes, symptoms and prevention of Malaria. They had a ton of questions for us. For instance, why is it that only the female mosquito feeds off our blood? What does the male mosquito eat? I helped them understand that it is not spread from person to person like most of them thought.

After ...

Tie Rods and Tooth Brushes

A travel blog entry by drbrew-gvsu

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... if I lived here. Turns out they mostly feed avocados to dogs here in Kenya and not people. Man these Kenyans are missing out.

Tonight's dinner was another version of potatoes and a beans/corn mixture. Nothing to write home about, yet the vegetarian options have been amazing for me. Not starving. Not complaining.

Each night at dinner, Joe, our volunteer coordinator comes over and catches us with us.
Something I haven't mentioned yet is that polygamy is ...

Baboon cliff, appropriately named

A travel blog entry by whitworm

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... of the view. The baboon then came back a second time and most of the group members jumped in the van. Tempest and I were yelling for two of the group members to get in the van. Finally they did, and we were all inside the van. Then the baboon came running towards the van...and proceeded to jump up the side, perch on top, and jump inside the van. The van was open on top because it is a safari van. Yari was sitting right where the baboon jumped ...

Roughin' It!

A travel blog entry by twarfield

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6

... nurse asked for assistance and Mary walked over. After she assisted for a few minutes I seen her walking back over to where Kendra and I were sitting. She was very pale and said she needed to get a breather. Her eyes started rolling behind her head and she was shaking. I started screaming her name! She snapped back too and we rushed out of that tiny room. We sat outside and it happened again. I kept patting her back ...

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This hostel, located in the Nairobi Central Business District area of Nairobi, is near Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage, Snake Park, Nairobi Arboretum, and Baboons & Vervits.
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