Olive Gardens Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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We said goodbye to the lovely Troy Hotel and got a taxi to the hotel that our Ultimate East Africa overland tour started from. Driving into the city centre we saw street vendors on the main roads selling water and crisps, newspapers and scratch cards and also car mats and sling shots?! I guess you can never have enough sling shots and what better place to buy new car mats (does anyone ever need to replace car mats?!) than at a set of traffic ...
... so he headed towards the suburb of Karen. He took another shortcut where we ended up on a highway construction project. We were on a service road next to a four lane highway under construction which is intended to route the busy truck traffic from the port of Mombosa heading inland and on to central and west Africa. We finally hit a barrier intended to stop traffic from entering the road. It was apparently closed, at least from this end. James convinced some ...
... of the communication was purely laughing and playing with them, and one of the biggest realizations I had was just how resilient these children are even through situations that I consider my worst unimaginable nightmare. I don't feel right blogging about why some of the children are at the orphanage, but ask me if you're interested. Although volunteering (especially for such a short time) can often feel like you're making such little impact, their gratitude showed that even ...
... The nearest airport was at Kilimanjaro, 30 minutes away. This small airport is near the highest and most famous mountain in Africa. The silver lining is that we got an amazing view of the mountain and one that very few get to have (from above). It was gorgeous. The bad part is that, beyond the over 1 1/2 hours that it took to just get there and back, we were on the ground for over two hours without any drinks or food. By this time, we were--all told--5 1/2 hours ...
... people we’ve met in Kenya. Some at the school (teachers, principal, Rosebell), the hospital (Pauline, James, Paul, and a few others), and in our day-to-day lives in Kenya (Paul, Mary, and Joe). Before we left, I asked the bookstore at GV to donate some small items to give away as a token of our appreciation, which they do for me every year graciously for study abroad. This year I brought postcards, GV window clings, bookmarks, pins and post-its.