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 …
... together with twine. The roof of straw laid in rows from bottom to top across a lattice of branches and log support beams; ties with twine. Dirt floors. Inside, open fires with occasional chimney out the side of the house. 40% of the houses are mortar floor, Roman concrete construction using coral stone or block. Thatch roof. Same style otherwise (single room and open fire). 2-3% live in abandoned buildings. 5% live in mansion or estates. 2-3% live in ...
... just crazy, but whatev- we get by.
Yesterday, I awoke a rumbling stomach comparable to Harry's in Dumb and Dumber...oh boy it's here... I've been told it's inevitable. So yes, I didn't feel well and spend the morning on the homestead talking to Alice for a couple of hours then my translator Francesca came over- but I didn't want to do anything so I made her sit for an hour and talk to me. I love her. Shes 23 and lives in the ...
Monday 11th March to Thursday 15th March 2012
Woke up at about 1:30 – 2:45 this morning with a feeling of utter dread in my stomach, was like I had a ton of rocks in there. Began to think what was the problem, didn't have dinner, then began to think it might be that something was going to be wrong with the land deal, or the NGO paperwork, and now Lesley was gone, it may cause delays as I needed her signature. Pondered for ages, ...
Thursday 8th March 2012
Left at 7am with our driver turning up early and Lesley still being in the shower. It was another hairy drive back to Mombasa where the traffic on Nyali Bridge was bumper to bumper in 5-6 lanes on a 2 lane road, together with cars, matatus and trucks broken down and just stopped in the middle of the road, or run out of petrol along with 3 camels who had somehow got lost and ended up in the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service