Hotel Bahia Malabo
Travel Blogs from Malabo
Today is the last day that Ayesha and I have in Equatorial Guinea, we decided to spend the day taking one final adventure. Exploring Pico Basille. Everyday when I wake up I look out the window at the mountain that towers above the city to see how soon it might rain. Usually first thing in the morning I can see most of the hills in the distance, but by midday the clouds cover most of the mountain, they progressively get darker and thicker. It's ...
... stretch of modern highway. On both sides of the highway you see huge, elegant, modern office buildings, governmental ministries, banks, housing and office compounds of various oil companies and Chinese & Arabic building contractors. It is a grandiose first impression. This part of the city is referred to as "Malabo dos". Further down the road you enter the historic downtown. The architectural style of the buildings are extremely Spanish. They have the shabby look ...
... lines and again, two by two took turns approaching the other side. What do the songs say? we asked the principal. They are both songs of welcome and happiness, he replied. Next he chose different classes to sing national songs for us. We heard one about building a new society, one for the president's birthday, and one explaining the colors of the flag. They requested a song from us. Hum, we thought...America the beautiful, the pledge of allegiance? Nah, we went with ...
... but many of the students we talked to said they lived with their mothers, aunts and grandmothers. I asked the man how would he feel if his woman wanted “to get a Fanta” with another man and of course he said he’d have no problem with it…which we all knew was a lie. Even though this is acceptable, I wonder how the women feel about polygamy in EG.
On the beach when we arrive we see several ...
One part of Malabo that we have appreciated so far is the prevalence of cultural centers. In the downtown area there are 3 centers: Centro de Cultura Frances, Espaņola, and Equatoguineano. Each cultural center has a cafe with traditional food, game rooms, stages and gathering rooms for concerts & presentations, libraries, internet connectivity, and many events and classes.
So far we have attended a concert of Ecuatoguineano hip hop artists, a presentation of culture ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Bahia Malabo
Other places to stay in Malabo
Plaza de la Independencia, Malabo | 5 star hotelfrom $289
Malabo | Hotelfrom $50
Enrique N`vo Apd 62 , Malabo | Hotelfrom $90
Avenida de la libertad , Malabo | Hotelfrom $60
Malabo | Hotelfrom $54
Zona Sipopo, notheast Bioko Island, Malabo | 4 star hotelfrom $255
Carretera del Aeropuerto Km 7 Bioko, Malabo | Hotelfrom $290
PO Box 201 Malabo 2 Isla de Bioko, Malabo | 4 star hotelfrom $158