Travel Blogs from Yaounde
... interested in how they were going and how they had rigged it up. They were also going through all the visa ******** and were currently stalled because of a change in the requirements for Gabon. Considering the run around we’d had we had plenty of sympathy for them. Luckily for us we managed to get our Congo visa quite easily and all did a little jig. It was the last one we had to worry about until Ethiopia heading back north.
... and through Douala; Cameroon's economic capital. By now the rain was throwing it down.
By lunch time, we were trucking through Edea still heading east towards Yaounde. At lunch time, we stopped amidst the pouring rain for lunch. I bought some corn beer here. It tastes very similar to bangee (Cote d'Ivoire) and palm wine (Ghana).
And then on we went east to Yaounde. Again, the landscape was flat with a few hills here ...
... different subjects, and therefore have universities on opposite sides of the city. Yaounde is HUGE. It takes over an hour to cross it. This is largely because it has few traffic laws and is generally not a planned city. Anyway, Harris is studying CISCO networking and is finding it to be a good challenge. In 2 years he will be able to sit for an international CISCO certificate. Basil is studying economics and business management and is very active in student ...
... but closed for 4 days. We obviously just made it through but we dare not think how many gendarmes we would have taken out if we had been in no mans land for 4 days with only ditchwater to drink.
2 days in Franceville and then off to Lastoursville ...
... of the English language. We all had different experiences for the evening. Geri was the first one to be dropped off and stayed with an older couple, their youngest daughter, and a grandchild. Again, dinner was cooked on an open flame. They had potatoes for dinner. Geri received a helping larger than the one she would feed her own family and they were disappointed when she couldn't finish the whole serving. She was given her own room to sleep in. ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility