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... a real dump, a dark dingy hotel, in a back street, a maze of corridors, and rooms that don't run consecutively, there is no power to run fans or lights, there is a power cut city wide, so even if we go for something to eat, we have pretty much had it, no one has anything to eat, this was a great greeting to stone town
We dumped our gear in the room (which is a rather dingy cell, with bars on the windows and a glorious view of some ones else’s ...
... nice, mozzie nets and clean sheets, which is better than a sleeping bag and mattress, I just hope I haven't forgot what it’s like to sleep in a bed with a pillow rather than my boots for a pillow
The beach is nice as well, white sand better than the grey stuff we have been on (and gets everywhere)
The sea is a nice blue as well and with a good breeze blowing, the sun ...
... of hippo, one of the
heaviest and most gormless looking creatures in Africa. I cannot recall ever
seeing hippo before, even in a zoo and therefore this was another animal that
surprised me with how enormous they actually are. Driving along the plains we
continued to see many zebra, wildebeest, Thompsons gazelle, Grants gazelle,
jackal, hyena, ostrich as well as some warthog. Coming up to the centre of the
crater we found a large stretch of track with ...
... put there during
childhood and I’m unsure whether this is a choice or whether the parents rather
force it upon them. However many Maasai people do not have these marks and
therefore it is more than likely a choice that is made! I and Tom are
considering getting a mark on our arms, but whether we will bottle it when we
see the red hot cattle iron remains to be seen.
We were discussing the Maasai’s view on women and it is
... br> to me by a friend (well she actually said it tasted like nail polish remover)
but Lazaro found me a beer instead as he did not want me to get drunk. I tried
to explain that being English it is the cultural norm to consume hefty amounts
of alcohol almost from birth and could therefore handle it, although now I am
thanking him as being de-hydrated in the bush would be awful.
So far I’ve loved the food here, I actually think I’ve put a