Travel Blogs from Malabo
... on the wall of a stop light with explanations of each color. They don't have stop lights in this town so they had a lesson on the signals to prepare the kids for when they go to Malabo. After our games the principal had the kids show us some dances and songs that they knew. They girls gathered in a circle and chanted in bubi (everyone in the town of Moka is from the Bubi tribe). Two by two, girls entered the circle then stepped back out. Then the boys took a turn, they lined up in ...
... refused and the waiter was incredulous. “You are saying no and want me to tell them that?!” Morgan decided to go and say no thank you to the men, but was not successful :-). We wound up sitting with them and another beer and Fanta were magically bought out to us. Two of the men were more forward and wanted to take us for another drink back in Malabo and we adamantly but politely refused this offer as we recognized that it was ...
... with a stamp of their women’s day (March 8th) logo on it. Apparently, every year, all the women in the country wear this fabric on that day in celebration and honor of women. How cool is that!
I've mentioned in earlier blogs that pictures are not welcome here in general. In the market I used my phone to sneak a quick video, but I'll have to add it later, the bandwidth here will not support such ...
... to the governmental offices then official paperwork would be important, but to visit a smaller school outside of the center, all we need is a friendly principal.
In Equatorial Guinea school is free from kindergarten until high school graduation, university is only a small fee (the same as buying 15 beers per year, we were told). Until high school graduation attending school is compulsory, but there is no enforcement. Many children stop ...
... and our local phone number. Now we have to take it to the national office of tourism where they will process our request. We didn't know exactly how to find this office, so we asked many people on the street, so one guy told us to go up further, then back down, the to take a left, many people we stopped had no idea, some people thought it was in a totally different part of the city and we needed a cab, finally we turned a corner after following ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet