BEST WESTERN Shap Wells Hotel
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Today (Saturday) we're having a day off and spending it at the Speke Resort in Kampala. It's a very smart place on the shores of Lake Victoria and has a large swimming pool.
Juliet was about to apply her sun cream when we noticed that what she thought was sun cream was actually Spanish hairspray. She had been using it all day yesterday at Sanga and wondered why it had not been very effective!
... and people has fatigued everyone and Simon has declared himself to be 'absolutely knackered'!! As I write this we are some way out of Kampala on the main road Progress is slow. I have travelled a lot round the world but have never seen traffic as consistently bad as this. There are very few traffic lights and roundabouts so you have to think that it's down to the number of vehicles on the road. Serving the vehicles are a huge number of petrol stations...we counted 4 within 100 ...
... the highway back towards Kampala. We hope to be back at the hotel by around 8.45....we will be very ready for a shower and something to eat. I spoke too soon...we are down to a slow stop start crawl through the suburbs which are becoming very familiar to us. Every day we see crazy driving...there are no signposts and apparently no rules of the road! It's every man, woman or vehicle for him, her or itself. Our driver Joel earns our admiration every day. ...
... live because of the cancer. The pastors from the church have been working to make sure that the children will be looked after. Joe took a photograph of the family together. 90% of Julia's patients have bad backs and her translator Angel is rapidly becoming an expert too! Kathy had a patient who had broken a toe which had become deformed. Simon thinks it will need to be amputated. There have been a couple of diagnoses of diabetes and a negative HIV test which the woman ...
... just made sure to water the garden. The way WWOOFing works is you volunteer to help on their farm for four or so hours a day and in return they house and feed you. So since she was basically letting us stay without doing work we also had to feed ourselves. Which was not a problem at all since we had a full kitchen in our caravan. Such an upgrade from our tent stove which has two settings: off and burning inferno. But it cooks things so I really can't complain. We went ...