Ocean Village Club
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... bus with music blaring - and great for people watching). When you get as far as possible on the matatu (you have to knock the metal interior of the matatu with your knuckles to indicate you wish to get off), you then hitch a ride on the back of a motorbike!!!
The school is a good 30 minute walk from the main road and there are no other options! So there I was holding on for dear life - saying 'polepole' - pronounced 'poly-poly'....the meaning of which is ...
... the city. First we went to Fort Jesus, which was built by the Portuguese when they were colonizing the Kenya coast. The fort was built in the shape of man lying down with his arms out (like on a cross), hence the name Jesus. From there we headed to the food market where we bought some sugarcane to eat. The sugarcane was delicious and you eat it kind of like gum because you chew it until all the flavor is gone and then you spit it out. We walked around Mombasa for a couple ...
... the copy machine breaks down...hakkua matana.
Sleeping in the village was wonderful...last night's full moon capped off a beautiful night with a few bottles of African beer...Tuskers and Tuskers Light...very good beer!
Because we were in the village we ate a traditional Kenyan dinner and breakfast. We seem to eat a lot of rice, fish, vegetables, fruit, and our favorite mandazi...we love mandazi...especially right from the frying pan. Most ...
... and there are signs everywhere about entering at your own risk- ha! The ride was absolutely beautiful- zebras, gazelles, warthogs, water buffalo all in the fields along the road- it was incredible. 45 min later we arrived at the gorge. We joked with the rangers about having chai for us and how we were disappointed there wasn’t a café to get some. We were taken on a 2 hour hike through the gorge by our guide, Rosto. All guides are part of a Massai ...
... he didn't have to do that and that taking such good care of
me was enough. I didn't want to get into the details of how I can't
bring a chicken with me to the U.S. (nor do I want to-ha).
I picked cow peas (similar to black
eyed peas) for several hours this week- spread over several days.
Again, I can't communicate with my family so mostly we just sit in
silence, which is nice in itself. I realized that I appreciate the
dim lighting ...