Crystal Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Abuja
After an intense but enjoyable day of training at Holland Park YHA we left for Heathrow Terminal 5 on Monday evening. We boarded at 10pm and arrived safely in Abuja, at 4am. Exhausted, we headed for the hotel where we were met off the bus by all 9 of the *****ian volunteers, and Amina the *****ian PS (Programme Supervisor). We were immediately …
... finished today but they had to use bigger brake pads than the
original and had then forced the brake drum on top. Mike was not
happy with this and complained and so the manager came down and told
them to take the drums off and he would take them away to get them
skimmed so they would fit properly. Unfortunately they will not
arrive back until tomorrow morning. We had hoped to get our visa
today but that will also have to wait until tomorrow as ...
... holed up in the air-conditioned (and as yet unused) squash courts to charge our stuff, write journals and watch movies until cook group got back from shopping and Lucky got back from the post office.
They got back around one so had our one excursion for the day off site and went to the bakery for lunch – pizza today and some sponge cake since my stomach has been a bit dodge since last night.
... he was a college professor and used to teach a research methods class. And best of all, everyone was really informal.
Then I had to rush back to the airport with the driver to catch my flight at 3:30, and got back to Lagos at 4:30. My uncle Bayo picked me up and brought me back to his house, which is where I'm writing this from.
And I have a question for you all: Usually I'm vegetarian, for environmental reasons, ...
... br> Monday (2/8) to Uyo and Obot Idim and the Seminary – stay in Uyo for the night
Tuesday (2/9) to Calibar and then on spend the night in Ikom
Wednesday (2/10) to Obudu Cattle Ranch and then “home” again to Iboko
Thursday (2/11) a “down day” at home
Friday (2/12) off again (this time leaving Iboko for good)… to Waanikaade again to climb the “Hilltop House”; then on to Makurdi