Olive Gardens Hotel

Argwings Kodhek Road, Nairobi, Kenya | Hotel
Prices starting from $111.00

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A week of emotions

A travel blog entry by lisamae


Once arriving here, finding out my placement, trying the food all I wanted to do was leave, go home or holiday in some tropical place. This has been a crazy week. Its safe to say that the food is disappointing and I had to go and buy $30 of comfort food. At least now I can have a good breakfast of peanut butter on toast.

I started my placement on Tuesday. The first morning walking into the slums I was very intimidated, looking around constantly and trying to be ...


A travel blog entry by pollock.franki


... to get ready for what ever it was we were waiting for. One of the administration ladies quieted the kids down and started singing a song and dancing. All the kids got really excited and stood up and were clapping and dancing along. We also stood up and started clapping. The lady was actually a really good dancer. After the song was over she said some really kind words about us being there and then they pulled out these big pieces of cloth. There were ...

Drugs and Environment

A travel blog entry by masonken


... As I was walking away he put a giraffe sculpture in my purse! He told me to just take it. I gave him 100. The last one to get out of there was Erik of course. I went to find him and figured I would spend my last 100 so that the market would officially take all of my money. The Kenyans Erik was dealing with wanted to take my headband in exchange for something. My sunglasses were another huge hit. I refused to give either up. I wanted a Kenyan bracelet. They barely ...

A cleaner place to learn

A travel blog entry by whitworm

... people needed. While waiting for everyone to get out the door, I played soccer with the local boys we bought a soccer ball for. They kids in our neighborhood wait for us to arrive every single day! I am going to make more of an effort to play soccer with them every day. I have a few times, and it makes me and them very happy! We went to our destinations and walked home. AfterI washed some laundry by hand. I also took an hour nap and packed my bag for ...

I made a friend!

A travel blog entry by buczkoer


... These students were mainly boys and appeared to be more comfortable talking to me about certain things. It was through this they we have decided to break up the class next week and have boys and girls groups to help make these tough subjects more comfortable for them.

Towards the end of the class I felt like I was really connecting with the students. There was one boy in particular, named Duncan who came up to me after class ...

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This hotel, located in the Kileleshwa area of Nairobi, is near Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage, Snake Park, Nairobi Arboretum, and Baboons & Vervits.
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