Diamonds Dream of Africa
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- Minbar in room
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- High-speed internet in room
- Babysitting service
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I was up at 4:20 this morning...all these trips seem to be getting earlier and earlier. But don't worry Dear Reader, there is method to this madness. Katie, George, Gpop and I are about to embark on an adventure to the coast to see the Indian Ocean. Hugh's mother, Sylvie, owns a beach house in Malindi and she has kindly offered to let us stay there for 5 nights so Gpop and I can see the coastal side of Kenya. Now, I was told well in advance that ...
... 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 ...
... there a barber shop that was willing to perform Henna tattoos on me (appointment next week before departure and no I am not gonna tell you where I am gonna have them done!).
The owners, 2 local sweethearts, Walter&George, are pretty switched on.
We spent the following 30minutes discussing different methods of epilation (No joke, promise).
Funny&very friendly guys!
The rest of the evening was spent trying to get ...
It just is.
After a while, a girl needs to go shopping.
Having heard about the local Mitumba I really needed to go and see for myself. What an Emporium! Extravagant heaps of clothes. On the floor. Everywhere.
As you walk in the door, there is a girl attached to an ancient singer sewing machine on your left, treddling away. And everywhere else just heaps and heaps of clothes, or bales of as yet ...
... sand dunes. It was about an hour by bus from here.
We started with fun games to warm up, tag, british bulldog, and then a bit of a relay up and down the dunes. Then the real work started. With a bag of sand on our backs, we had to run down the steep, long sand dune, up a small one, round a post, walking lunges, and then run/walk/crawl up the very steep and long one to the finish, then your partner did the same, which was your rest, then repeat. It was ...