Travel Blogs from Kilifi
Our initial plan to hit Mombasa was
rapidly curtailed when we realised it was the SA vs Wales match at
11am. Bit of a blow as we had headed out a little later then
intended. All was not lost however when a cunning plan was devised
in the form of the Mnarani Hotel in Kilifi just 50 clicks down the road.
(what happened to …
... just soaking it all up. Actually even though it was so beautiful, it was not as nice as Serena Hotel on the north coast, where we had dinner last week, and I much prefer my little hotel I am staying at for $30 a night including a full cooked breaky, and a lovely pool. And I get meals at $8.00 or less and bitings (nibblies as well)!! Then wanted to go and see a man who made furniture, but while I was on the matatu got a few missed calls that I couldn’t ...
... but did give a smile. All packed in like sardines we headed to the plot. There was a lot of bantering in Swahili going on, none of which I could pick up many words, but the upshot was Mamma wanted $3000 KS to 'show’ us the boundaries of the plot. Pretty much nothing we could do until we agreed…. We walked around the boundary on the left hand side very very impressed with what we saw when we got down the back of ...
... me of the meetings we had when our school had our Golden Jubilee a few years back. So much to organise and to delegate. We were pretty honoured to sit in on the meeting. Then it was off to meet the children that were home. It was just lovely walking into each house and meeting and greeting the Mammas and the Aunties and the children from 4 weeks up until school age, all so loved and so well mannered. We played with some of the children in ...
... en balt maar door elkaar heen; daar komen ongelukken van. Ik dicht knoopjes, strik veters en dien met regelmaat als kapstok voor acht kleuters tegelijk, omdat ik de mzungu ben. Dan strijken ze zo hard als ze kunnen over mijn handen en armen. Ik weet inmiddels dat dit niet is om te checken of ik afgeef, maar omdat er bij blanken dan een witte streep op de huid verschijnt - het wegtrekken van bloed -, iets wat bij henzelf niet gebeurt. Mijn werkdag ziet er ongeveer zo uit: om 9.00 ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet