La Palm Royal Beach Hotel
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Hi everyone, So, what I've realized is that I cant spend 45 minutes in an internet café typing to you guys through my blog because we don't have the time (it's cheap though - 90 cents an hour.) So, I'm typing this the night before, putting it onto my flash drive and posting it in two minutes at the café. I'll also check my email, download the …
... got a lot of them! Leanne, Vicki, Lucy, Danielle, Kate and Kristina have joined our gang and are loving being with the kids as much as I do. Our first weekend together we stayed around Senya Beraku (the town which the orphanage is in), we went down to an old run down castle for a drink Saturday afternoon. It was so beautiful to sit atop a mostly dilapidated castle and watch all the fishing canoes out in the ocean bring in their catch while the grass around the castle was ...
... women and we
could also see the walk to the Gate of no return. Upstairs, covering
almost a third of the area was the governors residence and around the
edges the other accommodation for the Europeans. The castle is
nowadays a world heritage sight, as is the adjoing castle built about
a kilometre away at the top of a hill to provide protection for the
castle. The climb up there was too steep for us so we just looked
from the ramparts up at it. The views ...
... 40+ kids sharing 12 discs on a dirt field full of rocks, throwing and running an there is absolutly no injury to report. After a few drills and basic throws, we organise a pick up game and again, they show great discipline. They also demonstrate that they can easily transfer their basketball skills to the game : their positioning is often great.
Overall, it was a complete success. Thank you Nathan! I am now a regular volunteer at DUNK!
... a very indirect and circumspect way of speaking. Sometimes I felt that they told me what they thought I wanted to hear, even if it was exactly the opposite of the facts. They took great pains to try and accommodate my every wish and I believe they felt they were hosting a famous American physician. I kept asking when their son, the project leader was coming. The answer was always tomorrow, but when tomorrow came, the answer was the same. I finally ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service