Travel Blogs from Benin City
Monday was a relaxing day as we were able to catch up on some well deserved a d needed sleep, followup in the morning after breakfast with emails, with Mark catching up on some work and Paul updating his travel blog. I and Yemisi also took the time to have some interesting discussion on the work in *****ia and the brethren in various places we plan to visit. In the afternoon, two of the members serving the congregation visited and we had ...
... next to us exited his vehicle and proceeded to open the hood. Our expectation was that he was checking on an engine issue while stopped. To our surprise, he reached into the hot engine compartment and pulled out a chicken wrapped in newspaper that he had been preparing for his lunch. I guess necessity really is the mother of invention.
We met with the local congregation Sunday evening at their rented church hall. ...
... he realized God was the source of His strength and he turned to God. We know he was listed in Heb 11:32 as one of the faithful of the Bible who in Hebrews 11:39were written about thus: "And all these, having obtained a good testimony through faith, did not receive the promise"...
We fellowshipped for a few hours after service and headed home for a well deserved dinner and ...
... later we hit Benin city at sunset! Yep, 2 dead bodies just on the side of the road. A real reality check on how harsh life is this part of the world. Bubble burst on the kindness of strangers. Benin city at sunset A tough night in hotel feloma, rather run down and the night peppers with domestic abuse in the corridor. With every reward comes a punishment With every punishment comes a reward! Very philosophical but a pay back for the hotel ...
... remember Okonfo's family.
The journey took us through Ilesa and generally in a south easterly direction. It was mainly flat and rainforest. Just before lunch, we reached Akure and we stopped for lunch just after. We stopped at a petrol station with a naked man lying there. Yes, 100% naked. I wanted to give him something to drink but something stopped me. I thought about that man for a while. Why would ...
Other places to stay in Benin City
6 Uhenuyi street, Benin City | Hotelfrom $45
23B, Etete Road, G.R.A, Benin City | Hotelfrom $77
1A, Reservation Road, Benin City | Hotelfrom $32
2 Adenomo crescent,off Etete Rd G.R.A., Benin City | Hotelfrom $50
174 Upper Sokponba Road, Benin City | Hotelfrom $25