Here for comparison are pictures of the places I stayed during my trip!
My capacious suite in Stuttgart, Germany. Note that I'm standing in the doorway:
The Golf Course Hotel in Kampala, Uganda:
The Kibale Primate Lodge in western Uganda:
The cozy living room of the Khan household in Mombasa, Kenya. From left, Yunus (Yale grad student and cousin of our host), Wossen (Yale undergrad), and Lena, the wife of my host.