Travel Blogs from Cotonou
Largest city in Benin, de facto capital, major port, has airport and Benin-***** railway, means 'mouth of the river death' in the Fon language, an unlovable example of urban Africa
Accommodations: Dichotel- situated in the embassies area in the Akpakpa district. Opened in October 2003. Prices starting at $102 per night.
... have filled an enclosed area with soil to make it in to
dry land and they are starting to build on concrete stilts, although
in general most of the buildings are still wood and the stilts only
last for 20 years. We travelled to the town using a sailing pirogue
and returned using a motorised canoe. There seemed to be as many boat
crashes as there are car crashes on land. Some ...
... trips across *****ia, they hired laborers to manually spread these earth on the road rather than using tractors and have them pressed or compacted. While we were in Cotonou, it rained and the non compacted red earth became soft and became mushy. The "adventure" was when the bus got stuck in the mud as I drove through the mush! The front tires and most of the bus were out when a stone placed in the middle of the mud road snagged the gear box underneath and stopped us before the ...
... Mr. Akinbo will continue the postings to this blog page so that those who are following along can keep updated on the trip to Ghana.
I have greatly enjoyed the opportunity to travel through *****ia and meet many of God's people along the way. The ability to share some of our experiences through this blog is also a blessing for which I am grateful. Thank you for following along and enjoy the rest of the journey.
... the head of the department, afterwards to report what had happened and he said his boss believed him. He told Ismail that he too had experienced something similar quite a few years previously, he had found a water containing fruit, similar to a coconut, in someone’s abdomen.
Well, need to close up as this plane is about to land and will need to disembark soon for what is sure to be an ‘interesting’ visit to ...