Hotel La Kairo
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After deciding to skip Kenya our
journey would now pass through the lakeside town of Mwanza. This name
jogged a memory and I looked online for a charity my company had
sponsored. It turned out this charity was based in Mwanza. I got in
contact with Asquith Nurseries to see if it would be possible to do
some volunteering with this charity, Forever Angels Baby Home. After
a few emails exchanged we had our weeks volunteering confirmed. ...
... payment. However, the next day when we ran into the older gentleman in the marketplace, he didn't miss his chance to put his hand out as he reminded us how he had helped us the day before. We paid him and had a good giggle about it.
We enjoyed walking around Mwansa because we were free to wander without people walking along side of us trying to sell us things or act as our guides (for a few ...
We had a great short stay at Mwanza ...could have stayed longer. It was our first chance to catch up with family and friends via Skype etc and to upload this travel blog. Amazing what a good meal and accommodation can do for the mind. Trying to do some catch up on this blog. So from mwanza it was a short drive to Speke Bay. This was a lovely relaxing place on the shores of lake Victoria not far from a rural fishing village. Beautiful individual accommodation. Had lunch and had ...
... so that the couple can establish their own home. Note: this is one reason why being an orphan is such a disadvantage—there is no family to provide for one’s future.
That's it for now. After lunch we are riding the dala-dala to the local market to do some shopping. This evening we are taking a sunset “cruise” on Lake Victoria with the entire team. Tomorrow morning we leave at the crack of dawn for the ...
... hands are sticky and covered with ugali. Mama-Elia goes around the table with her pitcher and bowl one more time.
We are invited to sit outside the home in the shade. A gentle breeze feels refreshing after the cramped quarters in the house. William pulls out a pile of photographs and we share them together. There are pictures of weddings, church services, and family members. Of note, there are not pictures of landscapes or ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel La Kairo Mwanza
We stayed here for two nights, it was decent, the room was small but clean, the breakfast was great, the staff were helpful.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.