Imperial Hotel Kisumu
Travel Blogs from Kisumu
Four days in Esabalu, many friends and meetings later, and we are feeling so rich. Miguel soaked up the attention of many, who didn't seem to mind that, in his overexcitedness, he was at times physically and verbally overpowering. Of course, when he started after them with a stick, they did move pretty quickly. His incessant need for piggy back rides did not deter most. He made so many friends along the way ...
... should pay him for the entire time we were going to use him and it came to 17,000 KSH. I thought to myself that I will pay his as we go each day, but I soon realized it is better to set the amount at the beginning of the trip and pay that in lump, otherwise, the budget will slowly begin to go up. At the end, I paid him 18,500 and he was still unhappy. If my brother was staying with me more than two weeks, I wouldn't have bothered with hiring a driver and ...
... major cases of Jiggers. There were only a few major cases of jiggers, but overall, it was a great prevention day. My group was the diagnosis group. Which meant we split the kids into three groups, one was checked by Louise (police officer accompanying the visitors); Phoebe (one of our teenagers) and myself. We would look for any ticks on their feet, between their toes, under the feet, on their heels and ankles. It sounds horrible, but in all honesty, once you ...
... the least amount of calories, which on one side it is good if you are an adult, but if you are a child eating this, well you might as well be eating wall paper paste!
I also started my Kiswahili lessons this week with one of our teachers called Bonny. I have learned greetings (maamkuzi) such as:
Habari Yako (commonly used by westerners) = good day
Shikamoo = Hello
Umeamkaje = how have you woken up? This is a greeting used first thing in the morning when ...
... was all too familiar for the second largest African predators. With a stick in my mouth and leaning forward with my hands as support, the hyena man proceeded to dangle bits of scrap camel meat on the one foot long stick. Without much hesitation the largest, most confident hyena (with breathe that smelt of a**) started snapping the pieces of meat from in front of my face. Its strong jaws felt pulling the stick out of my mouth. Before too long ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center