Diani Reef - Mombassa

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September 4th 2008
Published: September 17th 2008
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Hi guys we have landed safe and well and are in paradise, the hotel is amazing the beaches are fantastic, just a shame we are in the middle of a typhoon and are the only people in the hotel. You may think this is great but there are 143 rooms and only around 20 taken with most people out on Safari, so we have zillions of waiter/essess eager to please, still we don't have to worry about reserving sunbeds.

Having said that the food is out of this world, and we are trying to get used to this luxury. We feel a little penned in because there is hardly anyone to talk to and the weather is not great, so against all advice we decided to venture outside of the hotel and explore the African neighbourhood. We made friends with a local barman ho advised us on the location of a government primary school in the adjacent village, but it is not 100% safe to walk round on your own especially at night, so he asked his boss for some time off and took us over there. Could not get Vic to leave she was dancing and singing with the
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Vic getting chatted up by Masai Warrior
kids and had a great time, then as soon as Matt started snapping away we got acosted by loads of year 7 kids who wanted to have a play with the camera, so we gave them a quick photography lesson. The kids all take off the shoes to play football so again we took some more piccies, we donated two desks to the school then headed off back to the hotel for some grub.

The tourist board visited the hotel in the evening and pulled out all the stops for a good evening, the tables and chairs were set up outside with wedding style chaircovers and fairylights every where, different tribal dancers put on a great show and Vic even got Matt on the dance floor.

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Vic in school with the year 7 kids, singin n dancin...

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