Travel Blogs from Malindi
... a private beach with security, a bed that was 3 metres wide ( what a waste), and great food. All for 30 dollars a night. Had 3 great days doing not alot. Good weather so pretty happy with life.
But the food!! A buffet each night ( and for breakfast) that started at 7.30 with drinks and cheese and cold meats etc, then table service for entree, then appertiser, then ...
Today being Sunday (yep even in East Africa! Funny you!) lazy Nathalie&Cie decided to take it easy... but as always the opposite happened... We have bad news...
First reported accident for me, myself and Henry!
No panic!! Nothing that a bit of blue tack and a piece of plaster could mend... blue marks, missing patches of skin (WANTED! Recompense: 1000KSH!) and a trampled pride!
... rucksack from which they could probably produce everything. This type scares me. The remaining pair were a German woman who sounded like an American who lives in Nairobi, and her English niece, Dippy.
Nani's staff fed us and looked after us well and Dippy was very relieved to swell the ranks of the non Germans.
A quick trip to the “loo” (and a quick shout at Australia) was a must before we headed off back down the beach.
It was ...
... 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.
... boys who had just completed their circumcision ritual and were dressed in traditional katangas (pants hurt them too much), several families who had taken in numerous children, grandmothers who were looking after their
grandchildren and their great-grandchildren, and I have inevitably met young people who are HIV positive. There is one little girl today (18 months old) who lost both of her parents to AIDS. We're currently awaiting her HIV ...