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Travel Blogs from Porto-Novo
... stops at the Chief Obee Slave Relic Museum. This man in a burgundy shirt starts talking to the taxi driver, then tells me he is the museum supervisor in Badagry and wants to know what I’d like to see. I’m raising my eyebrows and thinking, who the heck is this guy? Is he for real or trying to con me? I have no idea.
After some more discussion, burgundy man climbs in the back of the car and the four of us drive over to the Heritage Museum. There we ...
... Motor Park in west Lagos, from where there are shared vans going to Badagry. Ideally I would have chartered a car and driver to take me to Badagry today, but this was impossible because of the exorbitant prices of Lagos taxis. A driver quoted me a fare of $123 yesterday to do this – almost four times the $33 I paid in Pakistan recently to hire a car and driver for the entire day. As I make my way downstairs, it is drizzling and thundering outside.
I discuss ...
... its square under fantastic red blossomed trees and the numerous rusted corrugated roofs over old verandahed buildings were just visible in the dawn light.
We have seen many a crumbling colonial town in West Africa. Some like Bafata, in Guinea Bissau, are fascinating abandoned ghost towns devoid of electricity, shuttered and empty except maybe a single bar or general store, striving on, wrapping candles in paper like nothing has ...
... 1083;и. Расхо
76;ы – 2800 СФА за воду, xxx за дизел 00;.
Добра 74;шись утром до Котон 91; (столи 094;а Бенин 72;), ...
... names of animals and their babies, so we sing
“Baby dog is called Puppy
Baby Sheep is called Lamb
Baby goat is called kid
Baby cat is called kitten
Baby pig is called piglet
Baby horse is called foal
Baby Hen is called Chick””
Its actually pretty catchy… especially after the 69th time. But they kinda got a bit excited and stood up in their seats. That’s fine. Then started gathering around closer to ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet