Sentido Beach Resort
TripAdvisor Reviews Sentido Beach Resort Mombasa
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... greeted by a tall lanky young man who was (just my luck) a cab driver. He helped me into the cab with my bags and took the taxi from the airport to my hotel, the Voyager Beach Hotel.
When I arrived at the hotel there was someone there to greet me and help me with my bags. It was beautiful place, and I had not expect it to look so lovely. It was like a beach resort. I checked into my room which was also great. My room had the best view it looked out onto the massive ...
... huge container of antiseptic
1 x huge roll of cotton wool
2 months worth of rice
2 months worth of cooking oil
And a lovely party on my last day - including meat, veg, soda's, milkshake and a goody bag for each child including-, pens, small games, soap with a soap dish each, lollipops, popping candy and sweets!
I can't express my thanks to ...
... say 'we can do nothing about it, it is just how it is'. Taxes are paid but Kenyan people see nothing in return - no healthcare, despicable public services (it can take 4 hours for a fire engine to arrive) and awful living conditions. The police here are corrupt - Irene relayed a story to me about visiting the police station to report a crime...she sat there for 4 hours whilst the police sat around doing nothing. They would not help her until she 'gave them a ...
... to find one!
Strangely, the CD of Diamond played automatically in the DVD player and this cheered the boys up no end. The volume was cranked to the max - they danced and danced and danced......and so did I! They have some proper moves..particularly Omondi and Mohammed. I took some lovely video of them dancing and they have smiles all over their faces.
I left them when they were having lunch...as ...
... hour long journey back to town. It was just as crazy an experience in the dark, with neon lights flashing and loud music blaring. I got back to Mombasa ok, and jumped straight in a tuk-tuk knowing that was the quickest and safest way home (Mombasa changes at nightfall and is not somewhere I want to be wandering around - a mzungu that stands out like a sore thumb!!!!).
So tomorrow is my first day as a lone volunteer....wish me luck!
Love to all!