Diamonds Dream of Africa
Travel Blogs from Malindi
... is pretty long. So when I said to Katie, 'What long like 8/9 hours?' I wasn't expecting it to take over 12 hours. All I can say is poor George (but a huge thanks) for driving us cackling ladies 12 hours straight! About 4 hours into the journey, my bum was getting rather hot and numb, and my bladder was feeling quite full. Still, keeping very British about it I did not need to pee on the side of the road as George kindly found us a place to ...
... seems to cater to the Italian expats in Malindi, with an odd mix of European and African influences. What a joy to have free wifi and connect to friends via Facebook!! I posted a picture and said hi, so hopefully family and friends will see it. Town was busy, with a constant stream of traffic along the main road. I carried E in the baby carrier and we received quite a lot of stares. Many mums smiled and said Jambo, with babies in beautiful ...
(French version below_Version franšaise plus bas)
Today was a really really fantastic day! But before I go into the full "Adrian Mole" mode...
I would like to give you a few more insights into the Kenyan way of Life... (important points for "green" tourists like us)
First of all if you are a tourist and it is your first time in Kenya (like me) don't panic about security! Chill baby!
... to Ocean Sports for a dinner of grilled fish with Swahili sauce, chips and salad, which by all accounts did little to dilute my starter which had raw garlic as the main ingredient. Nice.
This is a beach that turtles frequent to lay their eggs on, but we saw no evidence of that tonight walking back. The beach was deserted, the moon full and the sound of the ocean overlaid any other sounds.
A great way to finish the evening.
... then repeat, for 4 minutes. So rather tired after all that.
Glad to be back though, 2 reasons, 1 - the sooner we get into this the sooner I get to leave boot camp!, 2 - Because I really enjoy this. I'm finally loving it. It's much better being the oldies, knowing what is coming! :-)
Tomorrow is looking like one hell of a day, running, then brekkie, then swim of some sort, then extra session again for oldies, then kettles.
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking