MombasaOctober 16, 2017 in Kenya
Going to Mombasa wasn’t really part of the plan. When leaving our hotel this morning, we thought we‘d go straight to Amboseli NP. But the idea of a few days on the beach sounded like the thing we needed ☀️ !
In Nairobi when changing buses, we had an incident. A guy jumped up to our bus window and grabbed inside, towards my chest. Lucky us, there was nothing to get for him. Remember: Close your windows 😅.
Anyways, we had a 10 hour bus ride ahead of us, on the famous Mombasa Road, a road that provides big parts of East Africa with goods and that is filled up with trucks - thousands of trucks, that for our bus drivers liking didn‘t go fast enough. For 10 hours straight, we passed one truck by the next, saw two bigger accidents, even our own bus pushed 2 guys on a motorbike off the road, without stopping of course 😵.
Late at night we arrived in Mombasa, a hot and dirty and poor city. Maybe it was caused by our exhausting journey here, but everything felt very intense in this place.
The next morning we took the ferry to the beach...Read more