Sai Rock Beach Hotel
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... extreme poverty - dung huts, corrugated metal shacks, and shelters made from twigs and plastic bags. The main road is ringed by "shops" that sell a few of everything you can imagine. After driving through horrendous traffic and poor areas we opted to skip the city tour and head to the beach. The hawkers recognized new blood and we made many new 'friends" who offer ...
... as quickly as possible...they let me take photos and seemed very proud. They told me to have a seat and gave me a freebie to try...gorgeous! It is eaten when drinking coffee. Many Muslims have this as a treat in the evenings with coffee as they don't drink alcohol, and it is also eaten at celebrations such as birthdays and weddings.
After finishing my shopping, I headed back to the house to drop it all off....before packing my bag ...
... to take in on my last day next Monday. They were so excited about having meat and vegetables for their lunch. I can only imagine how good this must taste after plain beans for lunch most days (rice if they are lucky).
When I went back to the house at lunchtime, it was lovely to have Irene back - she greeted me with 'I missed you'. As usual my lunch was waiting for me on the table...she is very lovely.
This afternoon I have ...
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For dinner, we decided to go out - and went to Tamarind (posh seafood restaurant).....it was beautiful - had the best table in the house overlooking Mombasa island, and I ate fresh red snapper straight out of the Indian Ocean....well it's gotta be done hasn't it?!! I have also discovered the local beer 'Tusker' - delicious!!!! A good way to end a good day!
One week free of duties, one week full of adventure, flexibility, trust in God, delicious food, relaxed moments, blessings, crazy impressions and interesting insights... That describes my week in my first "foreign african country" quite well... Kenya.
I never really thought I would feel like a real Ugandan but I experienced this feeling earlier than I ever thought I would. Four girls on a trip, expecting just a relaxed holiday on the Indian ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSai Rock Beach Hotel Mombasa
OH yes, how nace it is,good food,lovely accommodation, u got to move oll your stre\s and oll your lovely honeymoon i loved that pelce
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