Hotel African Pearl
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... myself as I turned around to find George, with his curly head wrapped in a bandanna, looking like a pirate. We were all quite hungry after setting off at 5 o'clock without having any breakfast, so we soon found the kitchen where we had a brunch of potato curry, dal and milk curd. It was all very yummy, and with full tummies we headed off on the next part of our journey to the coast. As we got about 2 hours away from Malindi, you could tell we ...
... be drunk through a small bamboo straw with a filter at the end (quite an experience indeed).
It tastes hmmm "Horrible" (but that's me talking... the other locals in the bar didn't seem to think the same!)... it is as well quite strong so beware!
The alcohol can not be bottled up as it does generate many gas while fermenting... but the longer you let it settle the stronger the thing becomes! Oh and you don't actually pay for a glass you need to order ...
... A great location and engaging staff.
Yet another good day.
(Mitumba is a Swahili term, literally meaning "bundles", used to refer to plastic-wrapped packages of used clothing donated by people in wealthy countries. They call it "dead man's clothes, as to them, obviously no living person would let such treasures go.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkdfzC7p KqE a Witness programme explains it all.)
... my guesthouse kindly showed my the empty pool at his friends guesthouse which I was allowed to use whenever I wanted. In between heavy rain showers I spent some time enjoying the hot sunshine here.I spent a day doing a couple of dives, where again ...
... we even got to hold them.
Tomorrow is a big day, something called Lactic Lift off in the morning, (running intensely by all accounts), then sailing and kayaking and then later in to avo we have Beach Combo. Last time it was crawling and running in the sand, building massive sand castles and other such weird and fun stuff. I was commented upon last time for my shovelling ability. That's all thanks to Richard for getting me to help with the foundations in Kenilworth! ...