The Sands at Nomad
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After a hair raising journey on an overnight bus with very dodgy suspension we were picked up at about 7am by family friends Janet and Bernard we headed through and off the island of Mombasa to a suburb north of the city, Nyali.
Janet and Bernard were excellent hosts (and tour guides) and took us to Fort Jesus and the Old Town. It was extremely …
... but with us being the only ones there we got sucked in to dancing with them and obliged to buy their beaded bracelets that we already had about a dozen of. We had a few more drinks and Jenny got a few more bug bites, so we decided to call it a night.
25.11.13 - The next morning we get up for breakfast and go for an early swim. Turns out we got roped into joining a water aerobics class. Oddly enough we had fun, we missed out on the stretching and jumping, so ...
... their situation, her grandson was doing extremely well, entering fifth standard (grade) and is always at the top of his class in his "marks". Other families that we visited were also doing fairly well, the mothers making sure their children were taking their ARVs and going to clinic when needed, and the children playing and getting into trouble like kids anywhere in the world. I think it's interesting walking through the slums as an American because my ...
... I don't believe on these though).
The following day we had a very exciting day with games just on the beach front of the hotel. It was tiring but we had so much fun. In the evening, we were treated to a Gala dinner and entertainment till the wee hours of the morning. On Sunday morning, we traveled back to Nairobi, very tired but with big ...
... me- which was absolutely awesome. I introduced
myself and let them ask questions. I said, “My name is Leah, not
mozungu. When you see me, say 'Hi Leah!' and not 'Mozungu!!” They
mostly wanted to know about American schools. It was quite a lovely
Pendo and I spent time in my room
listening to my Ipod- her face LIT UP when “Whoop There it is”
came on. When we do our hand clapping, that is usually the song I
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking