Diamonds Malindi Beach
Travel Blogs from Malindi
I can't believe we are here, where we planned to be all those months ago. Barefoot Beach Camp in Malindi, Kenya. There are palm trees all around, we have a deluxe tent with a four-poster bed, the ocean waves crash just metres from our front verandah, and only sand separates us from the restaurant. The meals are delicious, with fresh seafood, veggies, freshly baked bread and wonderful chilli and garlic oils. The staff look after us beautifully, and everyone coos over the ...
... we wouldn't match the puff!)
- Monta Lizard (did you know that they are used as "living bins"?)
and most amazing of all... I could hold in my hands a Chameleon! a Chameleon! I just can't believe it! Still makes me smile now... Whaouuuua!
As you can imagine I had to be double more careful while pedaling back to the hotel so "high" I was!(I did stop though for a few wild pics!)
I did arrive ...
Sitting down on the beach later in the afternoon watching the waves break on the shore, one slowly becomes aware of the teeming crab metropolis all around. The first obvious signs are the myriad of holes... of all sizes to accommodate the different sizes of crabs. XS to L they are all represented.
As these Ghost Crabs are for the most part the same colour as the sand (funny, that) it takes a while before one sees them, but as your eyes switch in, ...
... to show me the way. It is fortunate people here are so friendly and happy to help. I'm not sure why I found it all so confusing as in similar situations in Stone Town on Zanzibar I had done so well.Two lovely additions to the guesthouse were the ...
... nice and we had a few small, and I mean small glasses of wine with the meal. Still didn't sleep well.
Up early to do some of my **** exercises and stretching and tennis ball rolling, then breakfast and then, as I am doing very little now, I thought I could manage on a few apples and nuts rather than a full lunch.
I then also had a few spa treatments, a reflexology that ...
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- Swimming pool