Palacina Residence & Suites
Travel Blogs from Nairobi
... ATM for that all important Kenyan Shilling. All done but still some teething issues on my end as a long time since I used a very basic Nokia dumb phone. Checked in at the domestic airport as the last group to find our way over to Kisumu where all the remainder of the team were waiting for dinner for us to arrive. I had left home at 11am Saturday morning and arrived here at 8.30pm Sunday night. That was 3.30am Monday morning Tassie time. ...
... since being in Kenya and very affordable too, for the quality, ambiance, and WI-FI!! I had lentil soup, vegetable pasta and ice cream. All vegetarian and all wonderful! We really enjoyed this meal.
After lunch, our other goal was to purchase our donations for the school and hospital for our celebration day on Friday. We had lists of ideas for each placement location and we went on a hunt to find the items in need. It was a lot of fun trying to bargain shop and ...
... we didn't dare pull a no-show. Paul, with all his grace, handled the breakdown amazingly. He had a taxi come get us within a half hour, and myself and the MPH students were on our way to the school while the van was fixed down the street.
We arrived to the school for an oral health lesson and there were barely any students. Today is really the calm before the storm at Top Mark. Because today is the last voluntary day to show up before the new term starts tomorrow. ...
... great about our safety!
Arrival into Kikuyu was as I expected. Veryyyyyy remote. As a matter of fact, the dark, long, curvy, bumpy dirt rode to our house was quite scary. By the time we arrived to the house we were all pretty pale (myself included). The house was huge, complete with a 20 or 30 foot fortress around it. Which I am grateful for as I write having yet to see the light of day in Kenya and feeling like I may never fall asleep.
The house is large, and very ...
The head warden talked about each elephant and told their story of how they were orphaned and where they were from, while the elephants in small groups of similar age came in to a fenced enclosure. The visitors could watch them get their bottles, have mud baths and play and tussle with each other. Each group had about 15 minutes then headed back out into the park. They kept ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet