Hotel Bahia Malabo
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After approximately 24 hours of travel my coworker Ayesha & I are in Equatorial Guinea, we flew from Raleigh to London to Madrid to Malabo. The journey was long but smooth. As we moved through these different cities the people around us became less concerned about forming lines & waiting patiently :) as we pushed our way through to the immigration lines inside the Malabo airport, we started to get a little anxious. We were ready for the entrance to Equatorial Guinea to ...
... a common space to gather and socialize, and enrich their lives culturally. He gave us a history lesson on Rebola, Bioko Island, and Bubi culture, which was very interesting. The best part of the day was meeting the kids who gather outside every evening. We watched them play games, try out David’s camera, and pose for pictures until it was time to head home.
When we got back, we had to finish our packing for three weeks in the field, because we were leaving at ...
... around the corner from us. We had been borrowing his drums so we had enough to go around, but this time we used his house too, because a few friends of Gaafar and Pepe attended as well.
And then, before Spanish class on Thursday afternoon, we went to a lunch hosted by the wives of some Exxon Mobil employees. The company compound in Malabo is just like Little Texas. As soon as ...
... and for 5.000 CFA (10 USD), it wasn't a bad deal.
I have to keep in mind the fact that it's difficult to find close approximations of my favorite foods at any price. Even the cappuccino was spot on, which was a huge surprise after the terrible one I got from the French bistro down the street. While we were enjoying our wonderful breakfasts, Katie got a text from Ghafar inviting us to the beach. We assumed we would be returning ...
... t unbearable. They usually cover the monkeys when they see white people walk past because it's illegal to hunt monkeys and they know that we are here for a conservation project. As we pulled up in the car yesterday, a man came up and opened the door for me and he knew we were all biology students. It was a tad creepy... Carmen was teaching us Spanish as we were walking through the market and made us buy things for her. They do not like pictures ...
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