Marble Arch Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
- Smoking rooms available
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... and yet there are still Masai living there. They get water trucked to them every morning and evening. We got to the Lake and paid for the entrance. The Masai are so desperate for money they try make it out of anything and everything. Dad had paid for the five of us and Hassan and then the man behind the counter said he needed to pay for the guide. Dad told him that we already had one and that we couldn't fit another person in the car. Apparently we still had to pay ...
... After seeing all of these things and driving around a little bit, it really struck me how omnipresent the effects of colonization still are. I am still trying to wrap my head around how people (in this case the British) came to a country and took so much and then just left them with nothing and now they are expected to just pick themselves up by their boot straps, but they don't even have any boots to begin with (figuratively ...
It's already Wednesday here and we didn't write about Tuesday, not because it wasn't a special day, but because it was so full that we didn't get back to the hotel until after 10 PM last night. The day started with Janet and Karen coming down with a stomach ailment, so they could not join us. We started out a bit smaller for the elephant orphanage, where 29 baby elephants live under the watchful care of their caretakers. They feed ...
... lost Brian and Eva at the Transit Stop as they got off and headed in before we knew it was not our stop. We got to the Immigration stop and I asked the person there what we should do and he said "they will be assisted here." And sure enough, they came in with the next bus. Meanwhile our 4 jailbirds were pulled together again as the border guard at the Tanzanian border had not updated their visas in their passports so there ...
... IBM, Google, Shell and GM, but there is an absence of white faces on the streets. Foreigners just don't seem to feel safe to roam around. We visit the National Archive and the Kenya National Museum, learning about Kenyan history, African crafts, the Leakys and the discovery of the oldest humans, the tribal life cycle rites, and the birds and mammals of the region (all stuffed, of course). We stay in the hotel for dinner and get ready for our Safari departure at 7:00 am the next ...