Peermont Mondior, Gaborone
Travel Blogs from Gaborone
... tasted of dry wood and as you chew it becomes sticky. Better to have tried it than not though! For dinner Marcia cooked some beef stew, chopped rape and maize meal which we are with our fingers. We sat and watched Gospel TV and talked with her and David about the differences in life between the UK and Africa. We were very tired yesterday, it was the first time we had been out of our lodge past ...
... Luckily the boys did not mind and agreed to meet us later. In the mean time we went to the on campus refectory to find some food, something more appetising than intestines today! I went for a chicken piri-piri pastry, and Louise opted for a Russian (sausage pastry). They were tasty. It was interesting to see the variety of food offered in this canteen, lots of burgers & other fast foods no vegetables or salads in sight. There were some more traditional meals but ...
... on Monday. There were a few interesting cases like Blount Disease (referred to a surgeon in Gaborone), huge uterine fibroids, a possible Wolfe-Parkinson-White syndrome (a alternative electrical conduction pathway through the heart), and a Parkinson's patient (probably a under-diagnosed condition here). One of the things that makes outpatient care here unique (at least compared to the US and Europe) is that patients are ...
Each weekday here begins with a doctors meeting to discuss issues in the hospital and occasionally hear guest speakers. On Friday, an internist from the Botswna/University of Pennsylvania partnership spoke about the different systems in place to prevent maternal-child transmission of HIV. Given that 33% of women at child bearing age here are HIV positive, this is a very relevant issue. The physicians here are ...
... arrivals lounge to see if Linda happened to be there waiting for us. She wasn't. After a few anxious moments, I spotted Linda walking toward us. She was there but was sitting down rather than standing to wait for us. So she gave us the address and the rest went smoothly.
Linda drove us to the three chief's monument where "Timothy" gave us a tour of the area and described some of the history. It was an eye opener. Unlike South Africa, there ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility