Travel Blogs from Nairobi
... are a van that is about as big as a Mitsubishi econovan and they are licensed to carry 16 people. How on earth you could get 16 people in one is anyone's guess. Well as it pulls up the guy who rides in the door seat calls where do we want to go. I said the city. Jump in he yells. Clare from 10 feet behind yells at me. JIM I AM NOT GETTING IN THERE. I insisted that I was going and she should go back into the hotel if she didn't want to come. There is no time ...
We were up late last night playing the longest game of Uno ever! I'm pretty sure one game, with seven of us playing, took almost 2 hours to get a winner. We were having a lot of fun and listening to music around the dinner table. There sadly hasn’t been as much group engagement on this trip, so this was nice to see, even if it was our last night. Needless to say, with all that Uno fun, this morning came quickly. I had no trouble getting up though, since day is our LAST ...
... It was a time of reflection and appreciation for what has taken place as well. I have learned a great deal about their culture and how they live their life that it is almost a blessing in disguise. Understanding their way of life put things into perspective in mine and helped to promote a better appreciation of what I have.
When we arrived on sight for the school placement, it was similar to an ordinary affair. We went into the church, where ...
... and found they have no access to water for hand washing. We planned to purchase this for them and leave it as a sustainable resource for them to use again and again. We found one and took it back to the house and filled it out of our rainwater (clothes washing) bin. As well as pump soap. Since the school does not have soap either.
Our day was broken up into two sessions (Form 1 & 2, equivalent to Freshman/Sophomores - even though they aren't all ...
... Kenya. Maybe one day I can just use my MPH here in Africa...lol, just kidding! :) Time to prepare for our weekend safaris. Sopa Lodge is about 5 hours away from Kikuyu which is a LONG drive. I'm hoping we will have a lot of fun for our last weekend here in Kenya. Traveling grace prayers would be appreciated. I'm about to pack and organize my luggage and clothes to pack up for my last week. Love y'all and see y'all soon. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet