Olive Gardens Hotel
Travel Blogs from Nairobi
... cater to my needs! We had a meeting the other day and the chairman of the organization, the founder, physician and the home based care workers were all present. The purpose of the meeting? To discuss my role and goals of interning at MACODEP (its acronym). I haven't gone this week yet, due to the terror activity, but I think I'm going tomorrow!
During my orientation I met the kids at the orphanage- they had prepared dances, songs and poems for me!!! It was ...
... loads of other new volunteers we met will be doing the safari on the 28th. So I shall see many old faces again!
We dropped Helen and Florence off at their stay, then two others to theirs, and finally took the trek out to Thika. It is a beautiful city exactly how you would imagine the cleaner areas of Kenya looking. The home I am in is absolutely beautiful. (I have hot showers and a toilet!) My house mother has a 2 yr old son who is a fire cracker! Kristy and Sara ...
... I was an animal I would make this park my home. I could have driven around for hours and would have been satisfied not seeing any animals.
After the game drive, we made our way back to Nairobi. Blair and I saw some interesting business combinations - some two-stop shopping - as we were driving through several towns. The Hotel/Butchery was very common. We also saw a Dairy/Tailoring shop and a Gym/Carwash. Perhaps some ideas for a new career ...
This morning had been one of my laziest mornings yet, waking up at 8 for breakfast didnt feel so hard anymore. For the second time I was saying goodbye to my African mom (Eva)- she was going back to Nairobi. After we had breakfast the girls headed straight back for bed, I said goodbye to Eva and resorted back to the room. I had to be quiet but you wouldnt believe the amount of organising I had to do. I guess this is what comes with being an ...
... but these are not your ordinary pancakes. We started by making the batter, which was just the same as it is at home. Unlike home, however, each pancake takes anywhere between 5-15 minutes to make. Trizah and I made 10 pancakes all together, so I was in that kitchen for quite a while! For each pancake you: 1) Melt cooking fat and spread it over the whole pan. 2) Ladle out some batter and pour it in the pan. 3) Slowly tilt the pan around in a circle until the batter is evenly spread. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service