Hotel Diani Palm Resort
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- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Swimming pool
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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In the evening I took the plunge and did my first load of washing - Africa stylee - 2 buckets of cold water and lots of 'swilling'. Jane if you are reading this, I am liking the word 'swill' at the moment...what are your thoughts?! x Irene gave me tips on how to do it, and although I don't have her technique, I now have clean pants for a while!!!
Love to all and kwaheri from Kenya
... the other side. Once he was convinced we were safely across and would make the train we said goodbye (with a small tip of course, that counts as slightly above and beyond!) and hustled to make the train. Two hours later.. the train pulled out. As this was due to security checks, the sniffer dogs had been called in, there were no complaints. They were already feeding me at this point anyway so naturally I was happy!
We were in First Class, and attempts were made ...
... through multiple police checks, ostensibly there to catch bandits, but actually serving as an opportunity for the officials to collect bribes from the drivers in exchange for ignoring their huge caches of weed. We're not asked for a bribe ourselves, which is a shame as I have a whole schtick prepared, ranging from befuddled confusion all the way to incandescent outrage. Maybe at one of the border ...
... the horse from the movie Troy with Brad Pitt).
Back to Istanbul and we hit the Grand Bazaar, originally built as a market for the many merchants who came from Asia, Europe and Africa in the middle ages to sell their wares. It is said it would take 2 days to go down every alleyway and experience the richness of the experience. Bartering is normal and we thoroughly enjoyed it ...
... up and down chanting “Koga!
Koga! Koga” which of course Pendo and Priscilla join in.
Here are some things worth mentioning about the past weeks:
Design Teams began prototyping their product. This means they got busy chopping, cutting, innovating
along the way- totally fun. Turns out, my knowledge of pools
(particuarly liners) came in quite handy. As their advisors, I get
the benefit of going to all the group meetings ...