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... try them when we get home. Went into a book store, but it was all in French, of course. Good thing as I would have purchased a few cookbooks.
We did go into a cafe where they had huge meringue cookies, like the kisses I make. I do not know how many people could actually eat that whole cookie, maybe five people. I did take a picture but probably cannot see how really large the cookie is.
It was ...
This morning we slept in as long as we could in order to be ready for a 9:45 departure from the hotel. It was a cool morning, Marjolaine needed a sweater and I almost did as we ate our breakfast on the tiny pool terrace.
Daniel was ready to go right on time. We drove on the Ngong Road in to Nairobi, then turned right to head out to the airport. Because traffic was heading into the city we had a quick trip out to the airport. This is never something to ...
Had the breakfast that was provided at the hotel which was very French with sweet croissants and baguettes. It was nice to sit on the verandah and take in, for the last time, the cloud shrouded incredible high crater walls that surround the village. We then went for a short walk around the town before driving down to the coast and a short drive along the coastal freeway to the airport. We were surprised how quickly this took arriving at the airport for our flight to ...
... amount of time we
would have in the morning. We found the tourist office in the town and decided
to do the ‘easy’ walk to the waterfall called the 3 Cascades. The walk was
short in distance but ridiculously steep for about a 1½ km virtually straight
up. The waterfall was pretty and gave glimpses back over the town. We decided
to go out for dinner rather than have a meal at our hotel but like Cilaos there
were very few places open. The restaurant we ...
... near the capital city, St Denis, and the high cost of hiring a car and driver, we elected to do a ship organized tour, something we don't always do as we have been disappointed on many occasions with the lack of value for money. The tour was a full day and first travelled down the west coast with great views of the coast on one side and the mountains on the other. After an hour we turned inland and started to climb to the central plateau at 4000ft. The road was very narrow, step ...