The Sands At Chale Island
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... after not enough sleep I woke up on Saturday 5 minutes before the bus was leaving for Wasini, the snorkelparadise of Kenya, in good company of my friend Kristel, we even got the chance of swimming with the dolphins, and today is a relaxed day on the beach and saying goodbye to some really nice people!
And indeed, the previous blog didn't have any 'did you know thats', because this last one will have lots of them...here we go
... and terrible coughs are the norm among the HIV positive children due to their compromised immune systems and often the parents are sick, that is, if they are still alive. We ran into an old women, grandma in swahili is shosho, who was probably around 75 years old if not older. She was carrying over 100 pounds of bamboo trunks and carried it uphill as we followed her into her home. We later came to find out that she cares for her HIV positive ...
... is based at the rehab centre), and we were then given a tour of the centre by Abdul, a student who has successfully been at the school for 3 years. We were shown the first building of the centre, which was just a tiny metal shack. He told us that was were the lessons were and the children also slept there! Amazingly now the centre has a huge dining area, 6 classrooms, offices, yet only 1 toilet. It was amazing to see how far the children who had ...
... to them with the silence of our bikes. After about 10km on the track we ended up at the gorge on the other side of the park and soaked up the scenery (which was also an excuse to rest after three months of very little exercise). With some amazing rock structures in the park we were never bored, even after the thousandth buck, and it was certainly a novelty to be able to be outside of a game vehicle while looking at the animals.
Things were going ...
... the kids to do team sports is tricky, so the boys went and played football and the girls were trying to teach me and Michele the local songs and dances, it was actually really cute. These kids can be so happy despite the lives they lead, it's nice just watching them be children.