TripAdvisor Reviews Fraicheur Hotel Yaounde
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... The taxis and taxi-buses were running, touts were yelling for passengers.
We stopped near the outskirts of the city to fill the tank. The station was a chaos of huge trucks, vans, cars and motor-cycles parked in every direction. There were no clear lanes, vehicles just looked for a path through which to meander to a pump.
Back on the road we drove though several miles of construction. This road has been under constructions for well over a year, and I ...
... the place where we were headed might not even have a shower. I went down the small, rickety Merina Hotel elevator to get to breakfast. There was a sign posted trying to reassure people who should become stuck in the elevator. It said in French and English that the hotel staff was taking care of us and not to worry. "If you need help, please press the button yellow," it said in that exact order. Once I made it to floor 0 (the French floor counting system is in use here), ...
... that we would stay in Nkoteng for the night, but once we got to Yaounde we changed our plans. The drive to Yaounde was no less than a hair raising experience during which we took a Toyota Corolla (90's model) off road to get around a major accident. It was laughable because we were following at large SUV on the muddy, washed out roads / paths through the jungle. It was really a path made for one vehicle, but bush taxis and heavy haul trucks ...
... where I had lunched on my last trip. We ate Şiş köfte with either rice or fries and had a soft drink, then we hit the road again for the two-hour drive north to Nkoteng. There we met Jules. Simon-Pierre was away at work and couldn’t meet with us, but another interested man, a friend of Jules, also named Simon wanted to come along. We picked them up in the village and drove out to Jules’ house where his wife and ...
... limited. We talked about their history in the church and they had questions about how things are going in the office and in the work around the world. It was encouraging for them and for me to share news. I told them I would try to come back in the Spring and spend the night so we could have more time to talk.
At 4:00pm we needed to start back so we could be in Yaoundé before dark. Traffic was like molasses when we finally entered the city, so it was very ...
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