Parklands Shade Hotel

Ojijo Road, Nairobi, Kenya | Hotel

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A week of emotions

A travel blog entry by lisamae


... habbit of mine. As the week has gone on we have gotten to know the ladies better and have learnt some of there native language. We are hoping to help educate them with health issues and find ways that we can assist them.

Its my first weekend here and yesterday we went to Thompson Falls. Little did we know that it was a 4 hour drive one way and my butt has never been so sore from the van ride. The roads are rough pot holes everywhere which one of the guys said some ...

The trip begins.

A travel blog entry by mattfash


We'll after a delay of about an hour we finally got underway. Plenty of room in my seat as there are no seats in front of me so I can stretch out my legs. Had dinner, chicken in coconut sauce? Interesting to say the least. Done some reading and watched a film. I think I'll try and get some sleep, 5 and a quarter hours to go. May be I'll adopt the Kenyan sleep technique!! Arrived at ...


A travel blog entry by pollock.franki


... so honored to be there and for them to have so much respect for us was a great feeling. One of the teachers said a wonder prayer for us and our journey home and then we had to leave. It was a pretty quiet ride back to the house; I think everyone was still absorbing what had happened just a few minutes before.

We ended up waiting in dead stop traffic and got to the airport in about two and a half hours. We said our goodbyes to Joe and Paul and ...

Drugs and Environment

A travel blog entry by masonken


... 8217;t get out any more shillings because I could have spent a lot more money. I feel that you probably don’t get that many chances in life to go to an African market!

We got back to the house and had spaghetti for dinner. Another American dish, how could we get so lucky? I was extremely exhausted from my haggling so I ate dinner, helped plan our lesson for the next day and went to bed shortly after.

Today it was really hard to wake up! ...

A cleaner place to learn

A travel blog entry by whitworm

... We are leaving at 7:30 to get picked up by 2 vans to take us to the Mara. It is a 4-5 hour drive, so I packed a book and will be taking a blanket in case I can sleep. We are all very excited to see some more animals. I can't say that any of us are ready to see any monkeys after the great baboon debacle, but we'll cross that bridge when we come to it. :) I will write about our Safari sometime this weekend. In the meantime I am going to get to bed.


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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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