Travel Blogs from Malindi
One night in Mombasa was enough so it was a combi the next day about 150km up the coast to a beach resort called Malindi. Small place frequented by Italians for their winter holidays. So some nice hotels!!!!
Checked out the backpackers, then decided to "go for it". And Scorpio Villas was it. Off season and only a couple of other people there so …
Last night was A's birthday, part of the reason for this whole trip. We partied in true Kenya style, dancing on the beach with the local community at a beach shack down the shore from the resort. I loved watching the kids move with amazing rhythm and style, and gradually winning over their trust until we were dancing together. A pumping soundtrack jumped from Kenyan hip hop to Beyoncé to Bollywood, and the dancing was just as varied! Drummers ...
... 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 ...
Watamu was a very welcome sight.
Hellos and a mid afternoon breakfast number 2 over, we sauntered down to the beach to check out the Indian Ocean. Andrew's house overlooks the ocean, and his garden stretches down to the beach through mature leafiness. The beach stretches far away in both directions, and the water is blue as blue.
It being Sunday, there were breathy giggling jumpings of little local ...
... nobody would stop me from flying.
Jules picked me up from the airport, and my side was so much better this morning I was able to walk much more easily. Still, I went to the doctors and he has given me yet more pills to take some more of the pain away. Suffice to say the homecoming to Julian was not all that I (and he) had hoped it might be.
Nevertheless, I am very pleased to be home at last. ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet