Iloha Seaview Hotel
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... for granted in Nairobi, no matter the time of day.
We checked in quickly and began the two hour wait for our flight, in the overcrowded terminal. They've tried to make more space, which is desperately needed, by taking out more and more of the duty free shops. My old favorites are now gone; the remaining shops are small and lean. The flight left on time at 13:15 and was not completely full which was pleasant.
We had a three hour flight ...
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 ...
... and many of the surrounding houses had
gardens full of bright flowering plants. Check in at the hotel was a scream
with the lady speaking no English at all and putting David on the phone to
write down a phone number for an American client who also spoke no French who
wanted to book a room. Our room was a pokey little room, painted pink and
purple, which seemed to be tucked in a corner. Even though it was late in the
afternoon we decided to go for a walk rather in ...
... a large hotel complex. Archbishop Macarios had a house while he was in exile on Mahe. As our driver had spent most of his life there and it is such a small place he seemed to know every second person we passed particularly near his village. The scenery on the west coast was magic with coral lagoons lined with palm trees and small villages backed by steep hills. We had a swim at a beach with very beautiful clear warm water and stopped at several others for photos. We then ...
... bed/rocks. This is the bay where Mary and Michael stayed during their visit in 2012. It is great fun by the sea gap - and hard to hang on to the rocks as the waves push through.
We say a sad farewell to Nathalie, Thierry, Julie, Tibor and Ilyen but not before we have been given rum punch for ourselves, Greg and Grandma Joan. Sue also has a wonderful basket, handmade by one of Thierry's ...