Oakwood Hotel

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

Can I Have One?

A travel blog entry by teacherintl

11

... Khalifa was 2717 feet as a frame of reference, but the Kenyans are proud of it so that's all that matters.

We were able to relax with some nice South African wine before dinner. Our hotel had a buffet of traditional Kenyan dishes. Our favorites were the sun dried tomatoes with zucchini and matoke (plantain porridge) and koko chomo (charred barbecue chicken).

We start our safari tomorrow!
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Goodbyes

A travel blog entry by pollock.franki

9

... together, they called up each form to come and get food. All the kids bring their own cup, plate, and eating utensil for lunch. After lunch they all wash their own dishes also.

By the time we were done with lunch we had to get going to make it back in time to leave for the airport. As we were getting ourselves together to leave one of the teachers asked us to please stay just a few more minutes longer. So we sat back down in our chairs and waited ...

Drugs and Environment

A travel blog entry by masonken

3

... there and I think they though he was rich! I stumbled upon him and he had been offered a seat as if he was going to be spending a lot of money. Another time I saw him, he would be kneeling down talking to a Kenyan looking at the product and talking numbers. Absolutely hilarious.

I spent all of my shillings but 200. A Kenyan pulled me into his booth but I told him I could only spend 100 (which is about $1). He said he had nothing for that price so I ...

A cleaner place to learn

A travel blog entry by whitworm

... technique, but he talks so quickly and repeats words so frequently it takes a minute to be able to understand what he is saying. After the lesson we said our goodbyes for the weekend, and left. We didn't get to leave before Rosebell, the founder of the school, sent us home with chipaties, which is a flat, delicious bread. We walked down the path, and headed home. When we arrived home we ate lunch and walked to the local store, ATM, and phone store to ...

I made a friend!

A travel blog entry by buczkoer

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... This is natural when you consider that they normally don't have these conversations with someone who is older because most of the adults feel that it is not something they want to talk about. Most of the information they get are from their peers and uninformed individuals who confuse them with false information. Sometimes certain students that were embarrassed to talk about a certain subject openly would talk really low and look directly ...

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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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