Olive Gardens Hotel
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... in a sealed bag for us so they will not be confiscated at Security. Then, incredibly, I walk off and leave Beth’s bag (containing I-Pad, camera and other valuables inside) in the Duty Free shop. Five minutes later an out-of-breath clerk catches up to me with the bag.
I include this incident in our blog because we’ve read many uncomplimentary things about the JKIA ...
... to get a hotel room as a group and share that bathroom as the public bathrooms were atrocious. And these days I am not picky. Nights have been CHILLY lately. Which is very surprising as we are near the equator. I was prepared for it in Namibia which is desert but it ended up being fine but here there was one night I went to bed with half of what I owned on. We are now off the Uganda and will return to Kenya after Uganda and Rwanda and then start heading up ...
... and the line had doubled. Note to self- just ask next time! I was met at the arrivals gate by Gina, the taxi driver from the backpackers I'm staying at. She kindly waited while I withdrew some Kenyan shillings and sorted out some more dollars. It's so much easier in Kenya, I wish I'd waited. At least I know I won't be stuck before the Tanzanian leg of my trip. I had a good chat to Gina as we wove in and out of the crazy Nairobi traffic. She has ...
... though and there were some warthogs there too which is always comedy value.
Tomorrow we're going to the elephant orphanage that was in the Elephant Diaries which I'm really looking forward to and then we're off home on Saturday :-(
Will upload baby elephant pictures when we're back and hopefully speak to most of you soon.
... softer and lovelier than Martin's ;)
The lovely morning was made even lovelier when we went to the hour visiting slot at the orphanage. We were 50 dollars short of adopting a baby, a baby elephant, that is. Our day was picked brilliantly, as on arrival we discovered it was an international elephant day of sorts, with marches against elephant poaching happening in 15 cities across the globe, including Cape Town. Kenya opted against the march, due to all the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet