Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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The Zanzibar fish is excellent, as is the homemade ice cream!
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Last night the rest of the group arrived and we met them at breakfast. There are 16 travelers in total, 11 women and 5 men. Dad's not the only husband who has no interest in coming to Africa. It's a common theme. Hoti had a welcome meeting and highlighted a few rules: 1. Don't take pictures of any policeman or military man in uniform. It's illegal …
... for the "B" truck in South America was on the oasis truck. Really small world, but great to catch up and have a few beers.
The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage was amazing. Watching the little elephants play in the mud was magical, especially when they come to investigate us. I got well splatted by the mud from the elephants. Some of it was definitely aimed. Great first day in Africa.
... to say my stomach is not strong enough for this and I sat with my legs dangling over the cliff dry wrenching. Some of the volunteers also selected to receive the Maasai burns. In the Maasai culture this is a symbol of bravery and as assumed I was a wuss and opted not to have my body burnt with a stick from the tree.
Overall it was a great day with one of the Maasiai villages. Learning how the women make the houses and how they farm compared to New Zealand was an eye ...
... time. We started out our day by introducing ourselves and what brought us to Kenya. While this may not come as a surprise to any of you, I was introducing myself I was told that I needed to slow down while talking because most of the students speak Swahili as their first language. We then had all the students go outside and stretch it out to wake themselves up. Our lessons for the day consisted of teaching the students about Malaria and conducting a confidence ...
... Brew to work in the maternity ward. I knew that the day was going to be very
busy because we saw a crowd of well over 100 people waiting for treatment.
We were just putting our things away to begin
working when two young men were carted in on stretchers for treatment. Both
patients obviously needed immediate medical attention but the nurse for the
area was doing something in another department. We decided to have them brought
into the room rather than wait in ...