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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... died of natural causes. At the orphanage, they are fed baby formula, nursed back to health and looked after until they are about 4 years old when they are re-introduced into elephant families who then take care of them through to adulthood. It was great to touch the hard and rough elephant skin and to witness the strength of the trunk at such an early age. On the cute – o – meter, this scored highly.
Later that afternoon we embarked on ...
... husband) would have loved it; just seeing how different countries run their farms! That night we had dinner with William (manager of Imani/Oloolua resort) and his wife at their house. They have a huge garden with vegetables growing and many chickens that they either use for the markets, eat at Christmas or eat the eggs. Africans have a very strong accent and when you listen to them talk, you notice that some words are pronounced very differently. ...
What a welcome to Kenya! After two eight hour plane rides which resulted in 24 hours of travel, we arrived in Nairobi on May 12th - only to greeted with a traffic jam that we were stuck in for 7 hours! Never in my life would I have imagined such a thing happening, but what an experience it turned out to be.
At first, it didn't seem that bad- just a long line of cars moving slowly, stopping and starting. Normal traffic jam business. And let me be ...
Made a strategic decision not to cycle today - along with all the girls except Savannah (ankle much improved) and Trish. The traffic is horrendous as you come into Nairobi, plus 1400m of ascent - which is doable by me but not with a time pressure on metro arrive somewhere for a convoy - also because there were hills on the convoy route which I find so embarrassing as unable to keep up with everyone. Much easier to sit on the truck..... ...
... her taps twice in the entire month, so many days were spent on the first floor filling up 20 liter canteens. She would get a chance to fill up 5 canteens at a time, which takes around 30 min, then wait around for her next turn. Once filled, she would haul it over her shoulder and take them up one by one to her 3rd story apartment. I helped her whenever I could, and I couldn't imagine this being her life. This water is necessary for everything though, laundry, cleaning, flushing ...