Tamarind Village Apartments
Travel Blogs from Mombasa
Up early for our drive to Mombasa. I cannot imagine what Zanzibar will be like, but I have a feeling Mombasa will be pretty special too.
We arrived in Mombasa, and found the hotel, Tamarind Village, easily, as Francis has been here before. The suite that Jules had booked was rather large, and another amazing place to …
... Canadian (and Duncan's twin), Will, Owen the Kenyan-Irishman and a host of others including Aussies, Brits, Irish, Belgians and Icelanders – partied day and night and saw much of what Mombasa nightlife has to offer. It led to some very sore heads and sleepy eyes but was ultimately worth it as we had not met such a great group of people in a long time.
Our exploration of our own continent has been an incredible experience. We have ridden on ...
... me- which was absolutely awesome. I introduced
myself and let them ask questions. I said, “My name is Leah, not
mozungu. When you see me, say 'Hi Leah!' and not 'Mozungu!!” They
mostly wanted to know about American schools. It was quite a lovely
Pendo and I spent time in my room
listening to my Ipod- her face LIT UP when “Whoop There it is”
came on. When we do our hand clapping, that is usually the song I
... Went out to Nyalli beach and stayed there Tues night - about 10km from the city centre. But not a great beach and warned not to take anything down to the beach as i would be robbed so not that keen on staying more than one night. Explored the city centre and around in the afternoon and that was it for Mombasa
... children is all well and good, but reality is very different. What difference can I really make in 4 weeks?
We had a meeting at school which was accompanied by fried potatoes and salsa (yummy) and then jam sandwiches....! They must have been told that jam sandwiches is an English treat as it was especially for Michele's birthday.
We went to Cafe Mocha for lunch (again to celebrate Michele's birthday). That ...