Nairobi, the Green City in the Sun

Nairobi, the Green City in the Sun, Nairobi, Kenya (B)

Karibu Nairobi! Popularly known as the “Green City in the Sun”, Nairobi is a Masai word which means “Cool Water”. Based on what we experienced, one would definitely need a heater in order to take a shower. Water is naturally cool and the weather is pleasantly beautiful, even in summer.

Getting around the city can be a bit intimidating in your first day, but your second day makes you better. In terms of direction, Nairobi is a compact city and accessible by foot if you fancy walking. Actually, on our first morning in Kenya, we saw a large crowd of locals walking at the side of the streets. For all we know, that is their way of life and proves to be normal in any circumstance. People would prefer walking, but if I must say, its better than being stuck in the middle of a congested traffic jam in the city.

This trip is planned only like a skeleton. It is never in detail like my usual travel and no fixed itineraries of where and when except for the number of days that we wanted to stay in a place. Activities are laid back as we cancelled Mombasa on the list. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Nairobi, the Green City in the Sun
Guide Location: Kenya » Nairobi
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lalaine Tabay
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Nairobi Museum
  • Galleria Mall
  • Bomas
  • Nairobi National Park
  • Giraffe Center
  • Elephant Orphanage
  • Kenyatta International Convention Center
  • Uhuru City Park
  • Carnivore
  • Snake Park

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