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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... way. Now we're back in Nairobi and waiting for our car to take us over to Simbiri. Its a long drive, around 6 hours so we're going to stop half way and arrive there tomorrow morning. As it is a sunday, its a good day to arrive with little going on and giving us some time to settle in (theoretically!). Hopefully we'll have intermittent internet and will be able to do blogs from Simbiri but thats dependent on getting it ...
... so are planing to go then. It has been a day of trying to guess who is going to be on our trip, lots of listening in to peoples conversations etc. At about 18:00, our guide who's name is Robert came and introduced himself, he is a local guy seems like a nice kind of chap. He then introduced us to the rest of the group, who all on first meeting seem like a nice bunch. Its a bit like come dine with me where you ...
... arrival forms and visa applications. After paying $50 for the visa and having our photos and fingerprints taken, we were allowed to formally enter Kenya! Our guide for the next 7 days, Fred, was keen to hit the road as it was a 4 hour drive south to Amboseli NP but stopped long enough to give us welcoming gifts of t-shirts, key rings and a pink-striped zebra made from recycled material, who will be ...
... challenges they face and shared recipes and jokes and so on. I found them similar to white South Africans in their earthiness and practical concerns, but the accent was definitely different, very English. The South African accent in English is more affected by the Afrikaans version of Dutch, more clipped and closed mouth. In any event while waiting to learn our fate over the next few days we had a lovely evening in an enchanting atmosphere.
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... number one killer is HIV with 38% of the population dying each year from HIV. The second killer is lower respiratory infections. The most common would be acute and chronic bronchitis as well as pneumonia. We went over the causes, how it is spread, the symptoms, how it gets diagnosed and how to prevent it. I stressed to my group how important it was to know the signs and symptoms so you can get diagnosed and receive medical treatment. It’s hard to tell them to go to the ...