Travel Blogs from Mombasa
... very elaborate selection. Temperature and humidity is already very high at just 8 am. We are about to leave on an excursion to an Eco-Village. Another traveler got sick last night. It does make me think twice about perhaps finding some non-third world destination for our next adventure.
I got bit by a mosquito this morning and we have seen more of them here in Mombasa than in the interior, I suppose due to the tropical environment. We have had ...
... my English. He put his figure to his
lips telling me to stay quiet. I thought he was going to get the
jembe (hoe) and kill it. He got a piece of wood and WACKED the pile
of thatch right where the tail was going in. It moved slightly and
was obviously stunned. He pulled back a piece of thatch and lo and
behold it was a RAT. He proceeded to kill it, which I couldn’t
watch so I just went into the field. I don't care for rats so I'm
glad he took care of ...
... part of the trip was the beer I brought.
We were pleasantly surprised by the flight back. Our apprehension over having flights booked by text was unjustified. Check-in was quick and painless. Except when I rammed the trolley into my own ankle. The flight was short, although somewhat alarming when the attendants demonstrated what to do “in the likely event of a crash…”
We’re back in Molo now. One more week with the mad children before we start our ...
Nice short day at school again, a 12:15 finish. I currently teach English with Dave, but it's frustrating because we obviously have different ideas and styles and I'm really keen to get going on my own, albeit scared!
I popped home to grab some lunch and headed down the the beach with Michelle, Natasha and Kayleigh – because we obviously didn't get enough sun at the weekend!
We're already taking about what to do at the weekend. I ...
... a coffee and some water. She was a really cool hippy kind of chick. She runs a fair trade clothing company out of Equador, and sounds like she has the most amazing life. She was visiting her best friend in Tanzania as a surprise.
The flight stopped in Kilimanjaro, let half the plane load off and then carried on to Mombasa, it was the most random thing! Added ages to a fairly short journey.
I got ...