Travel Blogs from Nairobi
... that we weren't descending. In fact, we were circling a large mountain that looked like the pictures of Mt. Kenya from Wikipedia. After about 45 minutes of this and well past our time of arrival, the pilot finally came on and said that a plane had had an "emergency" on the runway in Nairobi which necessitated the airport being temporarily closed. So we couldn't land and didn't have enough fuel to keep circling. Needless to say, this caused me some airline ...
... unison, “How are yous”,
and their “his” and “hellos” in plural. I will miss the fresh air, clear skies,
and even the shape of the clouds when they form across the horizon. I will miss
the chapattis, the mandazis and tea break. One thing I will not miss is the cinnamon
rice. I hated it. I still do. Overall, I’m glad I went on this service learning
study abroad to Kenya. And with this I say my final ...
Today we had an average morning. We made our way to the school and taught them about reproductive health. Last night's lesson plan was special because we knew that it was the last one. Each night, we don’t get a whole lot of free time because we are busy lesson planning for the next day. Keep in mind we cannot print anything and we have to hand write everything. Yes, we did prepare some lessons before we came but we ...
... I also tried their Diet Coke (or Coke Light) as they call it here and it tastes SO different. It tastes very much like normal coke instead of the distinct taste ours has at home. Their coffee, however, is on a whole new level compared to ours, it’s delicious (Kenya is one of the top exporters of coffee in the world)! Speaking of food, I have been reading the ingredients in everything since I got here because of how interested I am in eating clean ...
... you to have dirty babies.” He then said, “ you
see Obama, yes, he come from VERY good clean champagne” I have noticed people
here are a little obsessed with Obama since one of his parents is from a Kenyan
tribe. He kept saying funny stories which were irrelevant to the lab work, but
were funny nonetheless.
Joshua told the group to beware
of the flying toilet with Africana poop. I was not sure what to make of that,
but he seemed ...