Hotel Melinde

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Moping around Malindi

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Another article that caught my eye had to do with the (then) prospect of an African pope ascending to the Catholic throne. This, the article suggested, could be the catalyst for a revolutionary relaxation of the priestly prohibition on marriage. This might eventuate, it was suggested, because the African church is vehemently opposed to homosexuality and, like blind Freddie, could see that any more publicity of priests’ sexual ...

Run baby, run...

A travel blog entry by nathaliandcie



Nathalie&Cie had again some break downs today!
The driver for the Malindi trip couldn't make it :-( I am pretty sure I scared him off, pants!
Oh well let's see the positive side of things: more adventures next time I'll come round :-)

Number 1788 therefor spent the day walking about in the different villages (cycling being still banned) to interview, take pics and enjoy the culture, weather and everything from ...

Scary movie

A travel blog entry by nathaliandcie


... easy), the Kenyan people drive like madmen on very bad roads...
so when you try to cycle on the same road than them, the competition becomes fierce for who's gonna last longer!
-The cars, goats, pikipiki (bike)... I had the fright of my life today... I was cycling peacefully on the road when I saw a car coming toward me (nothing very abnormal there) but then Madame the stupid Goat decided to cross the road (outside of the pedestrian path) just ...

Just how low can one girl get??

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle


... which we cart home with pride. There is always the concern though that we are in fact nicking the one legged fisherman's only piece of footwear and that when he returns after his fishing trip he will curse to find his prize flip flop stolen. Thankfully this distressing thought does not keep us awake at night worrying unduly.
As life here is a tad frenetic, we headed off left up the beach past the few bars and hotels which could ...

The next installment

A travel blog entry by trudells


... which included sprinting, only 13 hours later we are attempting to sprint again. My muscles just can't cope!

We were supposed to have kettle bells at 11.30, but due to all the groaning and screaming we had a mobility session again. And we thought we were in pain before hand, but this time, it was hideous. The pain we are put through is agony, all apparently to loosen up the fasha, which runs beneath the feet, up the ...


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