Travel Blogs from Nairobi
... was so cold we both were wearing jumpers. The only concern here was there were too many workers with new uniforms looking for jobs to do. Jet Air the carrier we travelled with was a lot more upmarket for a budget carrier than we expected with meals and entertainment complementary. The second leg was with Kenyan Air. Believe it or not when we got into the plane we had an hour delay there because ...
Well we are slowly adjusting to the time change. We made ice cream yesterday and it was not stellar. Trying to only use ingredients from Africa is proving to be difficult. We adjusted the formulations and will try again today. Today is Delia's birthday and we are invited this evening to their friends for a birthday dinner. We are trying to come up with a decent ice cream to bring to dinner.
We went for a hike this morning ...
... us out on a night time homevisit to a lady named Pauline. Pauline has a kitchen, and every night feeds almost every street child here in town. They congregate with her at about midnight, and we really want to not only witness this but see if we can meet some of the children and help Pauline. These are the children that will hopefully one day make it into the restart, and Pauline is a woman that Harry, Chloe and I have a plan to try and fund, ...
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- Traffic is very heavy in Nairobi. There are extensive traffic jams at any time of the day. We were told that the rush hour in Nairobi was between 7.00 and 9.00 in the morning and 15.30 and 20.00 in the evening. You can get stuck so easily in the traffic also because of the construction of a new road.
- In Kenya the typical mean of public transportation is called Matatu. It's a minibus with the maximum capacity of 14 ...
A word on some cultural things and traditional food.
People here are incredibly religious. I was warned by the girls in the last house to avoid saying I do not go to church. Thankfully, I took their advice and avoided a lot of weird situations. It is unfathomable to them that sometime would not go to church, that the church isn't connected to schools, and that we don't pray in school. It is very moving to see how much faith the majority of people have here. I ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet