Metropole Hotel Kampala
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Travel Blogs from Kampala
home about 9.20am on 14 August and arrived at the hotel in Kampala at
11pm on 15 August (about 6am on 16 August by Sydney time) so we were
the flights weren't too bad. We checked our bags in Sydney all the
way through to Entebbe, Uganda and wondered if we would ever see them
We reached Kampala by road on August 19th. We visited Muni’s university and then, Rebeccah’s house. She took us to a room which she filled with gift articles. We were really overwhelmed at her collection. Later, we visited a church and a Hindu temple. My family wanted to see them. From there, we went to our hotel and relaxed.
... and I just drank and played cards by candle light, there wasn't much else to do! But as soon as I went to bed the power came back on - typical!!!!
Monday was my last day in Kampala and I had to say goodbye to everyone which was so sad , and you know me, I cry at the drop of a hat!!! First I went to the nursery to say goodbye to the children and the teachers and they gave me a card with a ...
... but if the kids brushed their teeth....!
The rest of my time here is spent working with Uganda Hands for Hope. They work with children in the slum and have 2 nursery bases, one with the 3 and 4 yr olds where the office so I see them the most and then another nursery for the 5 and 6 yr olds. All the children are sponsored and for only £20 a month (shameless plugging coming up!!!) they get their education, 2 meals a day at nursery, any healthcare they need, ...
... will be able to see what else they need.
I am also spending some of the money on our AIDS Awareness day that we are holding next weekend. This is annual event where they offer free testing, education and counselling, as well as some entertainment and a raffle. Your kindly donated money will pay for about 500 people to be tested for HIV, which is so important in an area like this. I have also managed to get hold off 36,000 free condoms to be given on the day which is ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
The hotel was good; the rooms were big and neat. The food in the restaurant was good, but the serving was slow.
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