Palacina Residence & Suites
Travel Blogs from Nairobi
... about my back pack on my back. I was screwing my nose up at the smell and could not believe the sights. It was very surreal and different from seeing it on the news. I am at a placement where I work with 3 women who have hiv/aids. The main goal is to empower them so they can continue to live there life. However when asking how you can help them they reply with just saying that they want our money. My response is generally a shy smile and I hope I dont roll my eyes which is ...
... pieces and someone was holding each piece. (We found out later from Paul that these cloths are called shukas and they are a tradition for guests) At first we didn’t know what to do but then we realized we were supposed to go over to one of the cloths. We did and then the person holding the cloth tied it around us at our shoulders. As this was happening the kids were going nuts clapping and we were pretty much all sobbing. It was an amazing experience. ...
... have it for 100. I told them that Erik would need one as well, so they put one on him. After the haggling, Erik realized he had a bracelet. I’m not sure who paid for it. As I was walking out, a Kenyan from that same row generously gave me a lime stone heart for free. I refused but he insisted so I took it!
When we got back in the van, I realized many people had run out of shillings just like I had. Unfortunately, I didn’t have my debit card so ...
Things that are different here:
I brush my teeth with bottled water.
I wake up every morning to a rooster crowing.
The dishwashing detergent is solid rather than liquid – a "paste".
I sleep under a bed net (since I've been bitten).
I’m okay with sharing my space with spiders.
There are watermelon-sized rocks embedded in the road.
I’ve only eaten meat a half a dozen times since ...
... the misconceptions out so hopefully they will take our information as truth. We asked where they heard certain things about the US, but we never really received an answer. After mingling with the students we left to pick up the students at the hospital. They told us some of their experiences from the day, which made me look forward to being there tomorrow. We came home, relaxed, napped, and ate a dinner of spaghetti and sauce with pineapple and watermelon.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet