Southern Palms Beach Resort
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After one day of rest back in Nairobi, I left again. This time venturing to Diani South Coast. It was a mere 30 min plane ride, but a journey none the less. I arrived at the resort with a welcome coconut, sadly no fancy umbrella just a clear straw to drink the refreshing juice/water. I waited on the balcony of the room (with a lovely view of the …
... my raincoat and my binoculars (read, my mom's raincoat and my dad's binoculars) were very useful,
- The most beautiful african animal is by far the leopard, the ugliest is the buffalo, the most interesting is the wildebeest (what's in a name?), the strongest is the elephant, the most elegant is the oryx, the lion is definitely the king, a hyena can cry like a baby and a springbok jumps very high when he gets scared,
- Swaziland and Uganda ...
... her into their home for a quick 15-20 minute meeting. The children in the slums play in the roads and run with sticks and tires and make their own toys out of anything they can find. They are happy and use their imaginations and are responsible beyond their years. Six-year-olds take care of their younger siblings and the fourteen-year-olds clean the house, do the laundry (by hand) and make dinner (from scratch) while their parents are at work. ...
... our volunteer accommodation, as I realised I just rushed into other more exciting things without giving basic details! There are 4 bedrooms with 2 bunkbeds in each. Irene has one room, and the volunteers use the others. I was sharing with Grace but she left the day after I arrived so I am waiting for a new room mate, but secretly loving the privacy! A new volunteer just arrived before Gemma and I left for the internet cafe so it might be her!
We have ...
... who was working in the area so it was great to see a familiar face. The next few days consisted of lying on the beach, drinking beer and eating now and then. Paradise.
We then had to head up to Malindi to see the Roberts family so we came back to Mombasa with our trusty Tuk Tuk driver, Patrick, who we eventually ended up using for all our trips. We had originally planned a quiet night at the backpackers as we were heading off early to Malindi, but then ...
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