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OUT AND ABOUT

Hi loves, I know it has been a minute since my last blog post. I’ve been so busy enjoying myself that i lost track of time. Thank God for the 4th of July which is a holiday in my university and Eidd celebrations conveniently falling in the same week resulting in me having a mini holiday lol ๐Ÿ˜‰

We had been contemplating going to The Hub (Karen) but last-minute changes led us to Rolf’s place which is a hotel located on the South East border of the Nairobi National Park (check my previous post). It’s built like a medieval fortress on the edge of a cliff. A rickety suspension bridge leads to the large mansion situated on the cliff. Light warning though, if you are not a fan of heights like myself, don’t look down!! I almost passed out ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

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The hotel itself is interestingly decorated and features an array of unique artwork. Did I mention that the chandelier is partly made up of ostrich eggs? yeah! Imagine my surprise too.

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The food was delicious and well worth the wait (approximately 1 and a half hours). We ordered individual dishes as no one wanted to sample the meat platters. I had grilled spring chicken which ย came with a side of fries and the whole combination was out of this world! My younger sister had pepper steak; which we all tried and quickly regretted why we didn’t order it instead :D. The rest had ย fillet Mignon and a rack of ribs. I have to say the food surpassed our expectations. ย The bill, plus drinks came to about Kshs 5, 600 ($56).

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The menu cover is made of cow skin. Quite unique.

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My overall experience was quite enjoyable and we all had a good time. The service, though a bit slow was good, the ambiance too was awesome. But the view was the highlight of the day.

We later headed to La Cascina, an Italian restaurant at The Hub for dessert.

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Ps Guys caution, if you’re not a sweet tooth do not order the triple chocolate cake at La Cascina or Art cafe lol
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Outfit details: Dress & Jacket from Forever 21, Shoes from a street vendor in Bangkok and snake print sling bag from unique accessories on IG

How to get there:

Rolf’s place is situated 19km from the city centre in Kajiado at the outskirts of Nairobi, If using public means, take matatu or bus number 125 from the city centre, and alight at the junction of Magadi Road and Maasai Lodge road. You should be able to get a bodaboda (motorbike taxi) from here up to Rolf’s.

If driving, take Uhuru Highway till Nyayo Stadium, then turn right onto Langata Road once you reach the junction at the Bomas of Kenya, turn into Magadi road then turn left into Maasai Lodge road. The turn is about 1.4km past Multimedia University of Kenya. Drive straight ahead for 5.9km, Maasai Lodge will be to you left so take the road on the right all the way towards Africa Nazarene main campus. Rolf’s place should be a few minutes away.

Thanks for reading loves and i hope you enjoyed it!

xoxox

Irmah

 

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