El Meson Hotel
Travel Blogs from Monrovia
... it is later than that, we may sit up on the roof of the building in the folding patio chairs and watch the glorious sun over the ocean and how it creates colors on the clouds. If it is while I am at school during a prep hour, I will get outside and do some of my prep out there or I will go and watch the kids happily playing soccer or jump roping at recess and take their pictures. It's amazing how the weather affects moods and energy levels!
Shopping - So on the way ...
... One of the goals of one of the organizations here is to get the music programs going so much that the people here will not be listening so much to music outside of their country, but will be making their own music and enjoying the music of their own culture and spreading that with the rest of the world...I intend to help with this.
Our Drivers: Ryan and I were talking last night during dinner about the people who have impacted us the most since we have been ...
... a gorgeous and high class center of social gatherings it used to be prior to the war.
We headed back and I went and cleaned up and once Ryan came and got me, we headed out to dinner with Karl...who was a fabulous and gracious host. The way it seems, since we all live above the office, we are co-workers, team members and a family all at the same time. We share so much space, time and experiences...it is going to be a fun adventure!
... was still pretty exciting.
We then went to the Ministry of Youth and Sports and met with the Minister (equivalent to the position of a Cabinet member in the US) to hear about really interesting initiatives they have for youth to get them involved as many struggle to cope with war. The woman we met with was incredible and she did not seem like the typical politician. Afterwards, we walked around the sports complex (their stadium) and then went to the Monrovia ...
... resources has devastated their capacity for wealth.
8. They make bread out of rice. They pound the rice, then add vegetable oil, sugar, and bananas or coconut if they want and cook it on the fire. I don’t like it much. Banana rice bread is not like regular banana bread. And it’s too greasy for me.
9. Two tribes in northern Liberia have a long tradition of camaraderie. The Kissis and the Lomas. ...
Other places to stay in Monrovia
Mamba Point, Monrovia | Hotelfrom $160
3rd Street Sinkor, Monrovia | Hotelfrom $85
15th Street, Monrovia | Hotelfrom $200
UN Drive, Mamba Point, Monrovia | Hotelfrom $165
9th Street, Monrovia | Hotelfrom $125
75 Broad Street, Monrovia | Hotelfrom $100
Carey Street, Monrovia | Hotelfrom $50