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  • Safari It is hard to believe that it was already a week ago that I left Kenya! However, I figured that I should retrospectively write one last brief entry on my final weekend in the country. I think th Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Feb 22, 2015
  • Final WeekUnfortunately, I am writing this entry retrospectively from Canada as I was having issues with the internet my last week in Kenya. Also unfortunately, I missed my last week of rotation at the hospital due to personal health issues. In Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Feb 18, 2015
  • Maternity Ward + Community WorkThis week I rotated in the maternity ward. My friend actually gave birth on Sunday night, so I got to meet her new baby boy first thing when I arrived on Monday morning. He is so cute!! Some of the Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Feb 8, 2015
  • Community Health TalksOn Friday I volunteered with a team from the IHope Foundation, donating some items, and delivering talks on health and education to several rural schools. We had a team of 6, with 4 of us adults cramming into the backseat Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Feb 2, 2015
  • Surgical WardThis past week I rotated in the surgical ward,which mainly houses patients pre and post operation. I also helped out a few afternoons with some septic wound cleaning for a few patients I know in the gyn ward from last Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Feb 1, 2015
  • Soccer TournamentThis past Saturday I helped host an under-12 soccer tournament in Migori that was put on by the IHope Foundation paired with NYTA (National Youth Talent Academy). I was very impressed at the level of skill and speed shown by Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Jan 27, 2015
  • Obs/Gyn This week I rotated in obstetrics and gynecology, and it is th Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Jan 23, 2015
  • "Mzungu, mzungu!"Today I got to take a day trip to see Lake Victoria. I went to a town called Sori. The Lake is so huge, that it felt like the ocean to me. It was beautiful! It was extremely windy when Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Jan 18, 2015
  • Internal MedicineThis past week I rotated in internal medicine. Unfortunately I missed my last day due to food poisoning, but I am already well on the way to recovery. For the first two days I mostly learned from the nurses and Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Jan 17, 2015
  • Rael and KevinDuring my first two weeks at the Migori District Hospital there have been two patients in particular whose stories have really captured my heart. I try to go to visit them every day this week at the end of my Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Jan 14, 2015
  • New Culture, New CustomsNew culture, new faces, new friends, new language(s), new experiences, new places, new foods, new drinks, new challenges, new joys, new memories; so much learning in just a week it is incredible! I think I have finally mastered the basic Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Jan 12, 2015
  • Margaret's HomeThis morning I was again shadowing in paediatrics. One of the interning doctors showed me how to do a physical examination for a patient with severe dehydration. I also held down a child and watched as lumbar puncture was done Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Jan 8, 2015
  • Paediatrics On Monday morning I had my orientation at the hospital. I was shown around all of the wards by one of the consultant doctors. The hospital here is made up of many separate buildings, such that you have to walk Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Jan 7, 2015
  • Volunteer Residence This is a photo of the house where I am staying. There is a room with two double beds, but since I am the only volunteer in Migori this month I have the room to myself. There are no shelves Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Jan 6, 2015
  • Arrival I am completely exhausted, or at least jet lagged I think, but now that I finally have Internet I should write a post before I sleep. My flights went relatively smoothly, at least until I got into Nairobi. The plane Posted by andyguebert in A Trip to Rural Kenya | Jan 5, 2015
  • 24. Farewell to Kenya and AfricaIt is time to say farewell; farewell to our guides, to our travel companions, to our tour operators, to our dependable vehicle, to Africa. Our group farewell dinner is held at the atmospheric Talisman in Karen, Trip Advisor’s number Posted by rhinospin in Two Kiwis in Africa | Dec 22, 2014
  • 23. Karen, suburb of Nairobi I have a problem – a set of lost land rover keys. When we start the trip in March each couple is issued with two sets of keys for their vehicle, so Martin and I decide he will have Posted by rhinospin in Two Kiwis in Africa | Dec 22, 2014
  • 22. Nakuru and NaivashaIt takes only a couple of hours to reach our next camping place, a lovely grassed garden attached to a dairy farm, holiday cottages and a knitting co-operative, all run by a European family, the Nightingales, who are fourth or Posted by rhinospin in Two Kiwis in Africa | Dec 19, 2014
  • 21. Into KenyaFrom the Serengeti, we head north to Musoma on Lake Victoria. We have been travelling seven weeks and we are all getting a little weary. But a very pleasant stopover on the peaceful lake with an upgrade to Posted by rhinospin in Two Kiwis in Africa | Dec 19, 2014
  • Africa Oct '14Lots of Photos from our trip, [img=http://photos.travell Posted by loveall2014 in ☀️Summer Holiday 2014☀️ | Nov 12, 2014
  • Got some rains down AfricaOn arriving in Kenya, I had had a LONG travel day. A very local immersion day. The night before I had arrived back in Moshi from the Kili climb. To celebrate safe returns had a beer with my guide, Arshad. Posted by kayles in The Orsum Adventures | Oct 23, 2014
  • Bristol - London - Doha - NairobiThe journey to Nairobi was surprisingly painless, with the only excitement being five passengers escorted off the flight at Heathrow. They didn’t look unruly, nor troublesome, but there must have been a reason. To our delight there was lots of Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Sep 9, 2014
  • Week 23Monday I woke up with the others and packed all morning for Mount Kenya. Around 11.30 I set off, catching a bike to Syokimau and a matatu into Nairobi. I wandered along Nairobi’s bustling backstreets in search of the correct matatu Posted by katiebeckett in Working in Watamu, Kenya 2014 | Sep 10, 2014
  • Week 22Monday In the morning I gave 2 injections and 3 stitches! A man came in 3 deep cuts on his head, dried blood over his face, battered arms and legs and his wrists in handcuffs. The best I could get out Posted by katiebeckett in Working in Watamu, Kenya 2014 | Sep 10, 2014
  • East Africa[left][/left][left][float=left][right][float=right]Recently we made a stopover on our round trip through Uganda, Kenya, Tanganyika and Zanzibar. After coming from Uganda´s capital Kampala by a very comfortable bus (they even had those business class seats Posted by Freedomlane in Mother Africa! | Aug 16, 2014
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