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... The main reason for that was that I was sitting exams for the last couple of weeks for potential jobs with the UN and at the same time I have been working at a local dive shop getting my dive master certificate. I moved to Watamu on the coast of Kenya about a month ago, for wanting to get my dive master certificate with Steve Curtis. I figured that perhaps now is the time to do this, living in one of the most gorgeous beaches and having done over 200 dives.
... Kenya, I am learning more about culture and customs here, from Zoe and from things we see each day. I try to greet people now with "habari", the proper Swahili greeting, and it is very often returned with the customary "mzuri". It is also a predominantly Muslim society and I am becoming more aware of dressing respectfully in communities. Through being patient and investing time in one place, small understandings are growing. That is another hidden gem of this trip, I ...
... weren't great which sucked but I was impressed that they decided to call off the dive due to the unsafe conditions. We headed back to shore and waited for the tides to change over some coffee, before going to the inner reef for a mid-morning dive. The visibility wasn't great but there was some great coral and you could sense how beautiful the outer reef was ...
... a day off. I catch up on some reading. At my accommodation I randomly get the shock of monkeys clambering on the roof or coconuts smashing against the corrugated metal roof. I was told there are more deaths from falling coconuts globally than shark or crocodile attacks. I end the day with a beer and food on a terrace next to the beach with a breeze for company. Mentally preparing for my role at the children's home and school tomorrow. It's my first day at school all over ...
... be drunk through a small bamboo straw with a filter at the end (quite an experience indeed).
It tastes hmmm "Horrible" (but that's me talking... the other locals in the bar didn't seem to think the same!)... it is as well quite strong so beware!
The alcohol can not be bottled up as it does generate many gas while fermenting... but the longer you let it settle the stronger the thing becomes! Oh and you don't actually pay for a glass you need to order ...