The Funzi Keys
Travel Blogs from Mombasa
It was time to depart Mombasa. We again like all other towns we had been too, we went into town to do some last minute shopping and to experience the local culture and traditions before heading back to the airport. It was time to go home
We flew into a rainy Mombasa. We were extremely exhausted and needed a break. After all, we were still recovering from our sickness and so we were fragile. But we caught a taxi back to the hotel Funzi Keys and slept for the rest of the day.
Luke and I woke up to a beautiful Mombasa morning. The water was sparkling with the suns reflection. We decided that we would check out the tourist town of Mombasa and see what it had to offer. We went into town and then to the beach. The beaches were stunning and the people were very helpful and generally nice. We had a great day
... old. As we started walking through the community of street people we met a 12 year old boy, who had a bottle of glue in one hand. He was obviously high, and very happy to speak to us. The Sisters at the centre say that they will not give money to the boys to encourage them to move to the rehab centre, yet Simon suggested that they do give money for transport occasionally, as they are aiming to rescue the boys, not cause further problems, so there are ...
... a few items as it was so busy. You had to be very stern faced, confident and not budge on prices. It was an experience, but im so glad I have done it.I left my camera in the hotel, not because I was scared but just as I didn't want to have to worry about being a target.
We caught a matatu back but it went a weird way, I felt a bit unsure but I guessed it was an alternative locals route. We went with it until we reached the final point, it ...