Bamburi Beach Resort
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... small streets of the old town which were sweet though of course very run down. A large proportion of the residents are Muslim so there are lots of mosques and the architecture is quite Arab, since there was an Arab presence at one stage, this also explains why people are generally a lot lighter in colour that other Kenyans. Today, our final day, we went to see the Gede ruins, the remains of a Swahili town from back in the 13th or 14th to 17th centuries. It's located ...
... home. We stand out for sure.
Anyway, we ended up having to leave Mombasa a day early b/c apparently the State Dept. put out some red alert warning telling Americans to leave the city until July 1 b/c a terrorist threat was "imminent". Whatever. It was not necessary, but the DC office wanted us out. I was not super happy at all about leaving. I loved that hotel. I have a thing for Spanish Colonial ...
... remaining of the afternoon kept the same emotional track with goodbyes, pressies distribution and a big farewell to Henry my faithful companion!
I'll write my last post tomorrow when safely tucked back in my home sweet home :-)
In the mean time take care!
PS 1: Did I tell you that I couldn't wash myself until tomorrow (Henna tattoos)?
That will keep the small and big ...
... un serpent très venimeux qui souffle! Il souffle plus fort que nous après une dure journée de travail!)
J'ai également eu la chance de rencontrer un serpent qui n'appartient pas au centre mais qui vit aux alentours... Le bougre a perdu un oeil suite à un lancer de pierre... et rend visite au centre lorsqu'il a faim! Il visitait l'enclos des tortues de terre lorsque mon guide l'a repéré et attrapé pour me le présenter et le nourrire!
Having no water is really a bummer.
I do not need continual showers, but it is nice in some circumstances to be able to flush at will. Ho hum.
A long walk to see the next beach round the corner was the master plan, before we were called to order and headed out for a trip on a dhow on Mida creek, which is about 10 minutes down the road. Mida Creek appears on the “fingstado” lists of the area, ...