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  • Meru National Park ===Friday 14th November 1986=== An early start this morning, getting up at 05:30 for a game drive before breakfast. We go back to the lions, but all the lionesses have gone, leaving the king with his limp leg. [img=http://photos.travellerspoi Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 14, 1986
  • Mount Kenya National Park - Meru National Park===Thursday 13th November 1986=== A few sykes monkeys join us for breakfast, but all that appears this morning other than that is one warthog and two bushbucks. Breakfast is good, but still no more game. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.co Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 13, 1986
  • Lake Naivasha - Lake Nakuru - Mount Kenya National Park===Wednesday 12th November 1986=== After breakfast we leave Lake Naivasha and head out of town, then north. Turning off the main road onto a dirt track, we see impala, waterbuck and even a few baboons. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/4 Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 12, 1986
  • Nairobi - Naivasha===Tuesday 11th November 1986=== Montezuma's revenge strikes this morning. We leave the Panafric after breakfast, heading out of town. First we stop to look at a coffee plantation, then later some tea growing areas. [img=http://photos.tr Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 11, 1986
  • Nairobi and Surrounds===Monday 10th November 1986=== I slept well last night after a bottle of wine and several Remy Martin, waking up feeling refreshed this morning. Breakfast is full English, but self service. Nairobi Animal Orphanage After an hour Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 10, 1986
  • Bristol - Rome - Nairobi===[center]Sunday 9th November 1986[/center]=== After 18 hours of travelling from Nailsea, we finally arrive at the Panafric Hotel, Nairobi. The journey has been rather tiring as we were delayed at Heathrow, touched down in Rome, and the plane Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 9, 1986
  • A Poor Women's IllnessToday, we visited WADADA, Women and Development Against Distress in Africa. An impressive organization that has programs focused on reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, psychosocial support, and economic empowerment for women. Throughout the day, we visited t Posted by halleychoy in Studying Abroad in Kenya | Jun 23, 2015
  • ChaiWe left the Mara and traveled to Kisumu, on Lake Victoria. Kericho is the land where most of the tea is grown in Kenya. After being converted over to drinking at least two cups of Kenyan Chai tea Posted by halleychoy in Studying Abroad in Kenya | Jun 23, 2015
  • The Effect of CultureToday we went on our sunrise safari at 6am. It was amazing to see the sunrise while watching a dozen elephants all one by one, lined up in a row, marching. I was literally living in an episode of Posted by halleychoy in Studying Abroad in Kenya | Jun 23, 2015
  • The MaraToday we took the long drive from Elsamere to the Masai Mara. As we arrived at the gate of the Mara we were greeted with some Maasai women. They pressed their faces against our windows with hands Posted by halleychoy in Studying Abroad in Kenya | Jun 23, 2015
  • "Stay Humble"My motto for today was to “Stay Humble”. It is part of quote that I felt was fitting for my trip to Kenya. I have kept it as my background on my phone to remind of how I Posted by halleychoy in Studying Abroad in Kenya | Jun 20, 2015
  • Let's Set SailIt was nice today to just relax and plan for the day to do whatever we wanted in Elsamere. After having seen so much wildlife the day before on our drive to Josphet’s farm, we decided to take a Posted by halleychoy in Studying Abroad in Kenya | Jun 20, 2015
  • The Sustainable WayToday we went to an organic sustainable farm near Elsamere, Dibbi Farm. Josphet and his wife live on the farm with their family. Josphet has learned to make his farm sustainable from ingenious knowledge from others and from Posted by halleychoy in Studying Abroad in Kenya | Jun 20, 2015
  • The Countryside of Kenya, Changing Lives Stich by StichThis morning we went to the Kenyatta Hospital. It is one of the largest teaching hospitals in Kenya. We met with Professor Qureshi who is the chair of the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. We discussed the Posted by halleychoy in Studying Abroad in Kenya | Jun 20, 2015
  • Stolen HeartAlready I have learned much on this trip about the culture and the health care system in Kenya. Many things are different between the U.S. and Kenya's health care system and the access to resources. The last few Posted by halleychoy in Studying Abroad in Kenya | Jun 20, 2015
  • Let's Celebrate! This morning we toured the Nairobi hospital. It was very crowded and busy. We sat down with Professor Lule who is a gastroenterologist doctor. He told us about his specialty and his interest in tropical diseases, which Posted by halleychoy in Studying Abroad in Kenya | Jun 14, 2015
  • Red DirtThey say not to bring your good clothes to Kenya. It is because all of the red dirt. The red dirt will get on you and there is no way of avoiding it. I found the Posted by halleychoy in Studying Abroad in Kenya | Jun 14, 2015
  • Roads to KenyaJet lagged and disoriented we went through customs after our eight-hour flight from Amsterdam to Nairobi. Our SLU driver picked u Posted by halleychoy in Studying Abroad in Kenya | Jun 14, 2015
  • Sun, Sea Food and Swahili Culture Sunrise in Malindi From Nakuru I took a night bus to Mombasa that transported me within 12 hours into a completely different world. Thanks to th Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Apr 19, 2015
  • The Circle of Life This meal was a bit too heavy Murchison Falls had been a nice introduction into what a safari could be like, but I was still really curious to g Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Apr 16, 2015
  • Passive SportsmanshipI don’t know how it has happened, but I have officially become a groupie ;-). Twice within the last month I spent several hours to get to sports events that I wasn’t even competing in. From 20-22 March we went to Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Apr 15, 2015
  • Cities, Parks and BeachesMy co-worker CJ had invited us all to celebrate her birthday at the Kenyan coast, and as I had never been in Kenya before, I decided to spend the week before travelling through the country. [img=https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-suN43pvamSU/VSv20ltFxq Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Apr 14, 2015
  • 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
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