Coral Palm Beach Hotel

Shanzu, 81443, Kenya | 4 star hotel

Travel Blogs from Shanzu


A travel blog entry by gsdraper


... Their tongues are very long, and since they are adapted to pick leaves out of thorns, very agile. Feeding giraffes is great fun, you can't help but laugh while you do it. We next went to Karen Blixen's home. She wrote "Out of Africa" and other books under the name Isak Dineson. The house has mostly original furnishings, and features the boots and costumes worn by Meryl Streep and Robert Redford in the movie. Sorry, no photos ...

Lions, Elephants, and Hippos...Oh my!

A travel blog entry by tfranklin810


... steel and soccer jerseys galore) to that of the people that still follow the traditional Maasai lifestyle. For those of you who don’t know (I didn’t before I came here), the Maasai are one of the most well-known tribes in Kenya. They insist on continuing their traditional lifestyle and are known for their large cattle herds, being fierce warriors, and having an intense pride in their culture. Today, they make up about five percent of Kenya’s total population, which ...

"I See Dead People"

A travel blog entry by pollock.franki


... He told us that we could use it to practice on. We were like what the heck? We didn’t really know what to except for no. It was a really strange encounter. Finally, the staff guy came and we watched him wheel the died guys body over to the casket and transfer him into the casket. Then he got some air freshener and sprayed it all over his body. He said that where he is going is hot so they tried to mask the smell. This patient had died of alcohol poisoning at the age ...

Help, watermelons and call.

A travel blog entry by anniexf


... surgery”. Peter is my backup and covering ICU. I haven’t offered to take over coverage, mostly because yesterday Patricia was asking me questions about starting a bicarbonate drip on a patient that eventually died anyway. I don’t want to do stuff like that. I think he resents a little bit me being here and not covering it, but my confidence is currently shot, and I know that taking on more than you can handle ...

I guess it's Diet Coke for breakfast.

A travel blog entry by anniexf


... there is so much more to do before I can really feel settled.

Hellen doesn’t return so I finally page her; I need to get the hospital to get a tour, my pager, my cell phone and the internet. As soon as I page her I realize she is outside my door, ready to take me to the market and then the hospital. The grocery store was more for the non-perishables; Hellen will take me to get some fruits and vegetables fresh-grown by local ...

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