Oakwood Hotel

Kimathi Street, Nairobi, Kenya | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Nairobi

Arrived in Kenya

A travel blog entry by josharman on Aug 03, 2014

Arrived at last in Kenya to wishing I had organised my visa before hand in Aus as what a nightmare of waiting to get that but hey all part of the wait which actually reminded me of waiting in long cues in a small room in Fiji to do just that.
Found my bag and this is where I had to start pulling it around myself but got outside and found Maddie our assistant team leader there smiling waiting for me along with 3 other girls who ...

T.I.A - This is Africa

A travel blog entry by alura on Jul 12, 2014

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... at least one or two willing to take tasty treats straight from your hands. They hang around until they have had enough then wander off leaving the warthogs to clean up the crumbs. Yet another magical experience. Back at the hotel it was time to meet our new group. Brief meeting, loooong wait for dinner and an early night as the real adventure was to begin the next morning. All while keeping in mind we were in the real Africa now and things are more than a little different than what we are use ...

Our last full day

A travel blog entry by whitworm on May 15, 2014

... 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 ...

Get your frying pan!

A travel blog entry by drbrew-gvsu on May 13, 2014

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... or even transferred to the child burn unit at a nearby (more equipped) hospital. None of which happened. Again, difficult to watch, stomach, and understand the decisions being made here for the Kenyan patients.
Overall, I’ve decided that any serious illness or injury will likely result in death here at Tigoni Hospital. While they are trying so hard to have good practice, the lack of resources and knowledge impacts lives all day long.
Okay, time ...

Tie Rods and Tooth Brushes

A travel blog entry by drbrew-gvsu on May 05, 2014

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... to get two cars down the road, as one is required to pull wayyyy over, practically into little market vendors to allow the other to pass by. We experienced the trials and tribulations of these roads today as we pulled over for a much larger truck filled with boulders and as we crossed over the sewage ditch our van made a huge BOOM noise and we were stuck. It was on my side and my immediate reaction was that we blew a tire in a big way. Jumping out I found the wheel well ...

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This hotel, located in the Nairobi Central Business District area of Nairobi, is near National Archives, River Road, Baboons & Vervits, and Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site.
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