Chambres d'hotes - Ouagadougou (Bekasso)
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Burkina Faso is a lazy, laid back country, just 'ad enough time to neck a couple beers before heading out west for some more exploring.
Met some cool Swedish chicks and agreed to trek out with 'em for a quick tour of the scenery. Headin' back later for the first stay in our organic backpackers hotel with the rest of the gang!
... and time obtains value. The non-value of time on this continent is very noticeable. It is impossible to out-wait an African - he has all the time in the world, whereas I am accustomed to having limited and finite time for any given activity. It takes some adjustment.
The country's urban areas are also more desireable places to be in compared to those of neighbouring countries. Not nearly as much filth, ...
... t way too happy to oblige, particularly after the accident early in the morning in Dori. But eventually I agreed, telling myself that this would be the last one.
It wasn’t, in fact. We had another ride together after lunch, on my way back to the hotel. But I lived to talk about it and at the end of the day it was all that mattered.
When some time later she left, I realised I was as good as ready for the good rest for the rest of the ...
... getting hotter ........from the cool breezy Coastal temperature in the south we were now rapidly heading towards dusty and arid Burkina Faso.........(and further past that ....the Sahara Desert of Mali!) It wasnt gonna get any cooler for a long time (que daydream of white crimbo in Ireland tucked up by the fire with 5th Hot Toddy in Hand Mmmmmmm)
As we headed away from our hotel , our luck changed due to some good christian folk
In good ...
One guy was showing me some kind of greeting cards. And I asked him if he had postcards, as I have a few people I always try to write to from my trips. He didn’t have them, but it posed no problem. He disappeared for a few minutes and then returned with a bunch of postcards. Evidently, you just had to ask and market economy would perform miracles. I bought a few and so now everyone was happy. Then I started taking some pictures, some of them with the postcard ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed