Hotel Awale Plage

BP 29, Grand Popo, Benin | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Grand Popo

At....Grand Poobah...Ooops, that's Popo!!

A travel blog entry by timshazz on Jan 20, 2013

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It was so damn hot overnight that we barely slept. There was hardly a breath of air and we lay awake, totally still bathed in our own sweat. The local dudes who stayed up partying half the night didn't help either.

By the next morning my allergies had flared up because of the sweltering conditions and I had to go straight for a course of steroids before my head totally swelled up. It had happened before ...

Hot and Sultry at Lake Togo

A travel blog entry by timshazz on Jan 19, 2013

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With Gabon visas done and dusted we headed further east towards Benin. With the country only 50km wide, that doesn't take all that long. Within 30 minutes we were pulling into a camp site next to Lake Togo.

Even mid morning the air was hot and sultry. There were a number of rooms available for an upgrade but they were around $50 if you wanted AC. With the electricity variable there was no guarantee that would work all night anyway. The usual ...

5 Weeks in Benin!

A travel blog entry by bengamble on Aug 22, 2012

2 comments, 95 photos

... 5 weeks in a short blog but I will do my best to remember the most enjoyable, entertaining and emotional moments of my time spent in West Africa. The trip can be broken up into 3 different segments; first is spending 10 days with my sister Michelle, her friend Jen from Calgary and my parents Judy and Gary, next is my time at the orphanage and a few updates of some the children and lastly when my best friend Ryan arrived and our 3 ...

A very long but interesting story!!

A travel blog entry by robspackman on Mar 26, 2012

2 comments

Friend or foe?

This blog entry describes something that happened a few weeks ago in Grand Popo in Benin. Its quite a long story, so you might want to print it out and read it later when you are on the train/toilet. I've also recorded a sound file so you can listen to it if you prefer, its about 30 minutes long. Its one of the most interesting things that has happened to us on our travels. If you are a family member or a friend given to worry, think of it as a short story, a ...

Pedals Power, Pigs and Passengers

A travel blog entry by robspackman on Mar 24, 2012

... of rubbish by the side of the bush or clatter into a woman selling things from a basket on her head. Not answering is simply not an option.

However, to return to the two men on the moto, there is nothing particularity unusual about them except that the rear man is holding perpendicularity and behind his back, with shoulders spread wide, a very shiny, a very new, probably very heavy, 6ft coffin. Which I imagine, I hope, is empty. They grin. The driver waves, his coffin ...

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This hotel, located on BP 29, Grand Popo, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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