New Hillcrest Hotel

Waiyaki Way , Nairobi, Kenya | Hotel
 

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Farewell to Placements

A travel blog entry by drbrew-gvsu

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... eye in the room after this excitement.

We all loaded up the matatu for our goodbyes draped in African fabric and tears running down our cheeks. What an incredible departure and kind gesture from the school. A moment we won’t soon forget!

Back at the house, Joe was already waiting for us. We planned to leave at 4pm to head to the airport. For probably two weeks Paul and Joe have been telling us about the horrible traffic that Nairobi can bring during ...

Our last full day

A travel blog entry by whitworm

... groups and Tempest and I took half of the students and Erik and Kendra took the other half. Tempest covered pregnancy through childbirth and I covered sexually transmitted infections. Erik and Kendra covered adolescent pregnancy and maternal mortality. We had the groups switch after half of the time, and we taught the other half of the students. The students were eager for the information, and asked a ...

"The Talk"

A travel blog entry by masonken

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... or have to use it. I think it was a lot for them to take in. I doubt they will ever get the chance to use one. Which may be a good thing given hand washing is not readily available. We are trying to think of a solution to that. They need running water so they can wash their hands after using the bathroom. Some of their questions about female hygiene were excellent. It makes me so happy because hopefully they learned something new and will tell others. It was also ...

"Red" Moon Boots

A travel blog entry by buczkoer

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... was just plain hilarious!

I will try to paint a picture for you. We arrived near the school in the morning and it was raining moderately. The red dirt that is here was starting to form puddles and as you walked, it would squelch under your shoes making the walk quite slippery. The hills on the way there were tricky to navigate because there were streams that were forming because the water was not soaking into the dirt quickly enough. Some areas of the path were green in ...

Africana poo

A travel blog entry by buczkoer

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... there are so many children.

After the placement we decided to take a walk in the slums and see what it was like. This was the first time that we have been out "on the town" and it was really quite the experience. As we were walking, many Kenyans were asking us to take them home and were offering food and other items. We did buy a sugar cane stick that was about three feet long. It cost 20 shillings and was so fresh and sweet tasting! He had a cart and after ...

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This hotel, located in the Bernard Estate area of Nairobi, is near Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage, Snake Park, Nairobi Arboretum, and Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site.
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