Protea Hotel Lusaka
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Zambia, My 50th Birthday, Ant Invasion and another casualty
(Having problem uploading photos they will follow in the next week)
My 50th birthday on the 8 th April coincidered with our longest riding day so far - 200km of hot humid weather with rolling hills .I always said i was going to go far a stage win on the day and so i rode …
... train pulls up between us and the platform. There's a flurry of activity. People scramble aboard. Along the tracks between our train and the passenger train there's a mix of passengers loading up large sacks of goods through the windows and people selling stuff. The windows are a good 3m off the ground so it's a fair stretch. Speak with the locals and peer inside the carriage. It's cramped, hot, sweaty and dark. Take photos of ...
... from the car to the nursery. With the nursery in sight, we noticed a very little person almost sprinting towards us. I didn't think she was going to stop. Instead, she gave me a huge hug and then took hold of my hand. My hand's last moment of freedom was over. She did not let go until the moment we left! Nobody else was holding that hand!! We were guided by smaller minions than my own to the nursery. I shook as many hands with my left hand as I could. Anyone who ...
... a little while and watched that. Raul is very curious, he kept saying 'is the girl alive?' 'or is she going crazy?'. Andrew and I just said 'watch and see!'. Not long after, Wayne (Lewis), mark (Llombe) and Benzu (that's his actual name!) joined us. Benzu I had never met before, but he seems very nice. He was part of dreams and teams in his last year at school in 2010. He also told me he was in Sean's class for 3 years, so they used to know each other ...
... Donald, Darwin and Douglas arrived eager to get started. So we headed over to the basketball courts. As me and Rachel aren't particularly sporty, we stood aside as the boys played a basketball match, against some other boys that had already been playing. It was a bank holiday here so anyone from the public is allowed to go onto the school grounds and play a sport. Donald suggested we were cheerleaders, but I think he enjoyed that role more than us! A ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet