Protea Hotel Ryalls
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... no window. The tensions ran high. You can only tell people to stop being annoying so many times, especially as the foreigners. To top it off, a rastafarian man who was possible not well mentally, was standing a couple of meters ahead of us, rocking back and forth, chanting Jah. Suddenly he made a lunge for me, his hand grabbing for my face, the feeling of his nails on my skin being quite repulsive. I screamed, the rasta jumped back and Martin ...
... the rooftop and the old library. He even offered to let us ring the bell should we be there at the appropriate time on Sunday morning. Next he guided us the the cemetery where old and new grave stones stood, rows of people who died in the first and second world wars and plaques dating back to mid eighteen hundreds, all beautifully carved and detailed, despite being a little morbid.
Martin and ...
... based on a recommendation from a friend. Ramson was supposed to meet us at the minibus drop off to help us carry our food for the 3-day hike up to the backpackers and to establish a plan for the trip. However, when we got off the bus, a fellow by the name of Reckson was there to be greet us and be our guide. When I inquired about my friend Saar he hiked with a couple months prior he said he remembered him and was excited to ...
I branched out and had some duck last night. It looked and tasted like any normal Malawian food - wholesomely greasy - but today I suspect it may have been drinking from the same poisoned water that killed those fish. On the bus down to the Southern-Malawi city of Blantyre my intestines start cramping like a mountain climber on a sheer wall of ice, and manfully I try to hang on to my dignity and stomach contents until arrival. To ...
... at a pharmacy, would never happen at home but the alternative is children dying unnecessarily. When someone dies on the ward all the Malawian people gather in the corridors and sing a death song - it's very moving and eerie when it happens and never fails to make me feel emotional seeing how everyone gathers around and shows their support. Wednesday night we went to Chez makys which has fast free wifi and we all caught up with the world, skyping ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center