Today is a much better day and I am feeling rested and in much better spirits than the previous couple of days. We are safely tucked away in a nice hotel – if anyone comes to Nairobi (although thinking you may have been a little put off now), the Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel is a really nice place and the staff are just fabulous. They have been really supportive and helped us deal with various official things like police statements and embassies.
Although we were only going to stay here for one night, being stuck here has its advantages; masses of clean hot water, friendly people, amazing food (and lots of it), a peaceful swimming pool and a large comfortable bed without the need for a mosquito net. If I stay here too long, I won’t ever want to go back to the harshness of Ethiopia.