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Waking up an hour before the alarm due to the sounds of the city coming alive. Breakfast first then onto orientation. A relaxed day of getting to properly know more about our team and who we are living and working with as a team. A very different group of people brought together with a common goal and interest. It's so heartening to see these young …
... suffering in their lives, yet still persevere. We stayed with our old friends, Sherry Otwoma and Peter Anguko (and families). The smells of the place are imprinted on me in a bittersweet way--strong "kill me quick" liquor and fermented busaa liquor essence left in the wake of many of the now-grown men I have seen grow from the days of football and chasing tires down the path, and guavas growing ripe on the trees. ...
... last remnant of the ancient Guineo-Congolian rainforest that once spanned the continent. The forest including reserves encloses about 238 square kilometers, a little less than half of which currently remains as indigenous forest. The forest is elevated at predominantly between 1500 m and 1600 m above sea level.
I had arranged for us to stay at Rondo Retreat for three nights. I think two nights is more than enough in that place. You can have ...
... and no shoes!
From diagnosis they were then taken to treatment room, which is treating the jiggers with a solution called lysol. The main ingredients are hydrogen peroxide and potassium permanganate. This suffocates the ticks and prevents or stops infection. From Treatment group they were taken to the oil application room. Overall, it was a very successful day and I was so touched to see these Western Teenagers really getting involved with the project. ...
... They even have 3 police officers escorting them from the UK. I may be reaching for that kiboko!
Days of the week (Siku za wiki), and in Kenya the first day of the week is Sunday or Jumapili.
Time of the week (nyakati za siku) and boy I thought Austrian German time keeping was confusing but this is even worse. There is a difference of 6 hours between the Kiswahili and European methods of counting time. Kiswahili time like begins with sunrise, reckoned ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNew Victoria Hotel Kisumu
I absolutely love this place, It may not be a 5 star resort but its got comfortable rooms, balconies and a lovely view of the city and lake victoria. The staff are incredible friendly and quickly make this place feel like a second home. I stayed here 12 months ago and the guy at the front desk remembered me which I think is lovely!
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