Karen Blixen Coffee Garden & Cottages
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The Zanzibar fish is excellent, as is the homemade ice cream!
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Last night the rest of the group arrived and we met them at breakfast. There are 16 travelers in total, 11 women and 5 men. Dad's not the only husband who has no interest in coming to Africa. It's a common theme. Hoti had a welcome meeting and highlighted a few rules: 1. Don't take pictures of any policeman or military man in uniform. It's illegal …
... for the tour). I took my suitcase out to the truck and was really impressed by the truck. It's huge. It's truly a monster truck. The trucks name is Augustus. We all piled into the truck at left Hotel Boulevard at 8:00am. I sat near a window as I get travel sick and Oliver (27 UK) sat next to me. Heather (34 Canadian) actually asked if we were one of the honeymooning couples which was hilarious. Vesh our CEO tour guide explained what we'd ...
13 - 27 December
We have to stay in this area to enable us to send our passports back to
the UK to get the Ethiopian visa, it is a big pain but the only way
to do it. They were shipped of with DHL on the 15th and we are now
waiting for their return. We went shopping in Kirsty on the Saturday,
but on return as we started to park we lost all our oil out of the
gearbox and so we cannot get any gears. On checking we had broken ...
... they are slim with
chiseled features and lovely smiles. I did think that Kenya would
have been cleaner than it is, there is almost continual rubbish along
the road. In the area of Longonot we have just passed a small herd of
zebra and then one large giraffe just walking alongside a major road.
We eventually found a campsite in the suburbs of Nairobi in the
district of ...
... friend Laura to come and join us. We then all had breakfast together and headed out to Valley Market for some grocery shopping and banking. It felt so good to do some domestic, normal, things again. I miss just the mundane of normal life. I was appreciative of a regular schedule. I can't wait to be back home again. We came back to the compound and I moved my bag over to Laura's flat, where I will be staying while I am here. I then had to go for a very much needed ...