Travel Blogs from Nairobi
We packed our bags and off to the airport for our flight to Kenya. We checked in and then we caught a train to the new terminal. We went up to the Emirates Club lounge to spend about 1.5 hrs before we had to meet the other group in the departure lounge. The club lounge was huge and had plenty of private seating on lovely comfortable lounge chairs. …
After 20 hours of travel we landed in Nairobi safe and sound. The safari company greeted us and we quickly had dinner at the hotel. They honored Kevin with a cake and singing for his birthday. We can't believe we are really here. We get up at 6:30 am to leave for Mt. Kenya National Forest. So far everything has gone well and within a mile of leaving the airport we see zebra. Amazing!
Arriving in Nairobi was quite a contrast after being in Italy. We arrived at peak hour and had a 30 minute taxi ride to our hotel. The hotel was the starting point of the safari also. The hotel was way better than we expected... After a day and a half of travelling, we decided to have dinner in the hotel restaurant. I ordered a steak, the smallest …
After a rather leisurely start and very relaxed breakfast we set out to visit one or two of Nairobi's highlights. First stop was the Anglican Cathedral (All Saints) which was just down the road from our hotel. The 0930 service was in full swing - very busy, in English and with TV screens on the pillars displaying the words. Security was tight, but …
For a final time we had an early start and got up to roll sleeping mats and tents for the last time. Henry and Pesh cooked a last breakfast (of French Toast) and then we headed off to Nairobi. First stop was Arusha to drop off an Australian couple who were staying with the wife's sister for the next week before they return home. We also took the …
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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