Cragwood Country House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Today (Saturday) we're having a day off and spending it at the Speke Resort in Kampala. It's a very smart place on the shores of Lake Victoria and has a large swimming pool.
Juliet was about to apply her sun cream when we noticed that what she thought was sun cream was actually Spanish hairspray. She had been using it all day yesterday at Sanga and wondered why it had not been very effective!
Last night we got back to the hotel just before 9 so we sat down to eat at about 9.30 and had a good meal. Because it is graduation week at one of the universities there seem to be parties every night. By 11 the party in the hotel had just about finished. When Julia and I went to bed there was a party going outside our window but outside the hotel compound. It sounded like a crazy 1980s disco and was close enough for us to feel that we were right in the middle of it. No chance ...
This morning Joe and Tom were woken up at 6.45 by a man hammering furniture together right outside their window. They were not happy as today we were not setting off until 9am and this was to be our lie in day!! Every day i seem to write that each day has been hotter than the previous one. We had some welcome rain overnight and had hoped that it would be a little cooler for us. Not so! We arrived at Bombo at about 11am. There were around 200 people ...
... by had a roof covered in snow...but the kids missed it! When we made it to the seafront (Marni still walking, although we had done 1,2,3....swing! - Brody is just too heavy though.) There was snow in the Lakes District hills. Yeah...very exciting.
The kids walked up on the wall, until we came to a cafe and stopped in for a cuppa, which turned into lunch. Marni had a huge orange juice which she finished off along with some lunch and Brody had a ...
... as well.
The views kept getting better as we headed up, although the roads were a little on the can't-fit-a-bike-let-alone-a-car side of things. We did have a few corners approached with due prayer, as anything coming the other way was completely blind to us! The pub was worth the recommendation though, being of 17th century origin. Exposed wooden beams and doorways that Eva needs to duck through seem to be a prerequisite, and with hearty meals and chewable ales it all ...