Travel Blogs from Malindi
... very poignant moment (especially when thinking of the state of the mentionned shorts hopefully I will not be sued by angry parents)!
Even more poignant was when the teacher managed to get them all together and the little bees started to sing a welcome song in Swahili and they wished us in one big voice and clapping hands "welcome".I had tears in my eyes... and a smile on my face!
It was wonderful, beautiful... I mean I can't really ...
... strip down (as usual) at the check in but everything else put aside the flight was pleasant enough... that is if you consider being stuck with an other 385people in a flying wheelie bin the perfect start to any holiday!
The seasoning started to turn bitter when the flight attendants asked us to fill 4 different documents in for the immigration services...and that just before landing!
Now remember you came from a country where the temp was about -10deg and where ...
... like mushrooms out of the water at low tide..
I started to feel sick again in Watamu and my temperature was raising so I went to a clinic to take some blood tests and they told me that I had a bacterial infection.. damn it, I should have finished to take my antibiotics they gave me at the hospital in Zanzibar.. anyway they gave me some new one and this time I killed all the bloody bacterias I still had in my body and was fine from there on..
... a face full of water, up my nose in my mouth, coughed and spluttered, felt a bit panicky, and wanted to give in. But I composed myself and told myself I could do this, to calm down and crawl again. Which is what I did all the way in.
So there you have it, I DID IT! All of it, no help, no buoyancy aids, no stopping, (except to cough and splutter when I swallowed the sea water), and it was the most boring, tedious thing I could ...
... from Malindi.
When the matatu drops me somewhere near the place I walk for a while along a dirt road and I start feeling that I'm lost.
I guess I was supposed to see this *obvious* sign pointing towards a small path.
Luckily I'm rescued by some local kids that are very happy to show me the way, for ...