Parklands Shade Hotel

Ojijo Road, Nairobi, Kenya | Hotel
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Clashing Civilizations: Brits, Tribes, and Islam

A travel blog entry by alleifer on Jul 24, 2014

2 comments, 17 photos

... is a good example. It's borders were set by the British in 1900 when they built the railroad. At the time there were 2 million people from 42 different tribes, speaking different languages. Britain was trying to secure the headwaters of the Nile River, by establishing their rule over Lake Victoria, the second largest lake in the world. They also establish Christianity as the religion and English as the taught language. We go to the railway museum to learn the history. Sir ...

Our last full day

A travel blog entry by whitworm on May 15, 2014

... up text books to donate to the school tomorrow. I'm all packed up, and ready to head back to the states. Tomorrow we'll go to the hospital and give donations, go to the school for a party and to give donations, come back to the house to grab our luggage and head to the airport! Thank you to all of you that have followed my journey. I'll be writing one more blog tomorrow about my last day in Kenya!
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Get your frying pan!

A travel blog entry by drbrew-gvsu on May 13, 2014

11 photos

... most for our money as a team effort. For the school, notebooks, pens, chalk, atlas, textbooks. For the hospital, thermometers, blood pressure cuffs, water kettles, thermos, and pen lights. Believe it or not we found everything we needed within the junction and spent almost $400 worth of donation money! All of this along with the four boxes of items we shipped with us of needles, gloves, scrubs, toothbrushes and more! We have so much to give on Friday, it’s going ...

"Red" Moon Boots

A travel blog entry by buczkoer on May 07, 2014

3 photos

... was just plain hilarious!

I will try to paint a picture for you. We arrived near the school in the morning and it was raining moderately. The red dirt that is here was starting to form puddles and as you walked, it would squelch under your shoes making the walk quite slippery. The hills on the way there were tricky to navigate because there were streams that were forming because the water was not soaking into the dirt quickly enough. Some areas of the path were green in ...

Tie Rods and Tooth Brushes

A travel blog entry by drbrew-gvsu on May 05, 2014

1 comment

... a total of six boys for the lesson on oral health, while Top Mark's total attendance for four (forms) grades is 100! What is amazing about our experience at the school so far, is that even with a small number of students we are making a huge impact. Those attending the last few days are getting the ultimate health education experience too.

The students did a lesson on brushing teeth, flossing, and overall oral health care. They have a great system down in showing ...

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This hotel, located in the Chiromo area of Nairobi, is near Nairobi National Museum, Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage, Nairobi Arboretum, and Baboons & Vervits.
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