Protea Hotel Kampala
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... to the grandaddies. They were getting a little angry at us for a bit but just so good to be amongst them. I'm going to continue with Liam's catchphrase and truly call this "the best day ever". It really was amazing followed by an awesome drink watching the sunset then time to ret and sleep zzzzz Ps I forgot to mention that Andy even thought the elephants were so amazing that he would miss ten minutes of the World Cup final game if England were playing, I never thought I would hear such ...
... their for so little time. On getting to my room I discovered a TV, what a treat! BBC world news was on so I thought I'd catch with what's going on in the world - 'Uganda police have reported a specific threat to Entebbe International airport' - well that's just great, of all the airports! The group had said the attack would take place between 9pm and 11pm that night so I watched in anticipation to see if there were any updates. My taxi was booked for ...
... a late breakfast and Jac downloaded the SMH. This is our usual ritual back in Oz so was good to get some normality back in our life's plus we ended up getting 12 out of 20 in the quiz, was quite funny as 3 of the questions involved Africa which we easily answered as it was knowledge we learnt on the trip. We enjoyed some great scrambled eggs, bacon, smoothies and a couple of coffees. Rod and Mel our lovely Australian landlords invited ...
... it eventually to the Home of Joy and let ourselves in. We were welcomed by a hoard of children running to hug us even though we didn't have an appointment. The house mother was soon brought to us by a little girl and she welcomed us with open arms and an enormous hug. This surprised me as she didn't know me, but when I said we had connections with the Salvation Army in Norwich she just hugged me some more. We were invited to play with ...
... to trying different foods, however the others are only
used to eating Indian food. We were glad we could give them some new
This weekend was an excellent
experience for us and it was so nice to socialise with people we
know, rather than strangers. It felt like a normal weekend at home.
We will be coming back to Kampala to do the whole sightseeing thing
in a weeks time. Thanks Saahiel and farewell for now!