Oakwood Hotel

Kimathi Street, Nairobi, Kenya | Hotel
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The end is near.

A travel blog entry by tfranklin810


... chaos as the week before. Only this time it was worse, people remembered us and remembered all the business we brought to them in the previous week. It was hard to explain that it was our last day in Kenya and that we were running low on funds. The artists just kept on telling us to “go talk to the wall and make it happen” (in other words, go to the ATM and get more money out). In the end, we resorted to trading for lower prices. For ...

Eat Fresh

A travel blog entry by buczkoer


... a nice feeling because that means they were able to find the money to pay for the term. I was also happy to see their smiling faces. It makes you happy to be there and feel like you are making a difference.

Class was similar to yesterday; we taught all the forms as one. When the class sizes are larger it makes it more difficult to teach because each of us have a large group to contend with. Larger groups make the students less interactive and vocal and ...

The Junction

A travel blog entry by tfranklin810


... in for alcohol poisoning. This man in particular came back into coherency after his first saline drip and did not drift into a coma as the others did. The alcohol poisoning did however cause him to go completely blind and the doctors at the hospital decided to refer him to Kenyatta to see evaluate if the blindness will be permanent (which is most likely) or if it is just a temporary outcome. This blindness is not uncommon as a number of people have been ...

Would you like to buy a body?

A travel blog entry by yarisegura


... scene
was interesting, especially the whole shower situation, but finally the manager
arrived to let us in the building. We observed as he got the body ready to be
place in the coffin for the family to take home. The body was a male, 30 years
old, who died from alcohol poisoning. The manager was being very gentle with
the body to the point where he aligned the face to the casket window. The body
was dead for 4 days, so he perfumed the body, no, ...

First Full Day

A travel blog entry by pollock.franki


... I would have been eating very dry toast if I did not have it).

At around 10 am Joe came to get us and tell us all about safety issues (which honestly scared the **** out of me). After we calmed a few of us down we got in the van and went into Nairobi. We went to a shopping mall to exchange our money, get phones and buy Internet sticks. This mall trip was a very long and exhausting trip plus I was so jet lagged, I was falling asleep waiting for the phones ...

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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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