Bimyns Hotels & Resorts
Travel Blogs from Porto-Novo
... t print out the email with it that Kristie sent me and I didn’t write it down. Oh well, I am sure we will find each other. Hope she won’t mind a ride to Ouidah Beach this evening? It’s apparently about an hour’s drive away.
Now I have to tell you a story Ismail, the surgeon, told me….. I had asked him to tell me what he could about Voodoo. He looked a little surprised. He started off ...
... a long discussion over what I would see and how much it would cost. This guy is telling me it costs N 500 ($3.07) each to visit each museum – so it would cost N 2,000 for Yomi and I to visit both museums. My book states the admission fee to each museum is N 100 (61 cents) per person. I remember reading this, and tell burgundy man that the price is supposed to be 100. He says that is old price; the price has gone up because they are doing some work to renovate the ...
... front-desk attendant, Barry, hiring a taxi to take me from the hotel to Mile 2. He tells me it will probably cost 4,000 naira (nearly $25). I’m aghast. That’s insane. Then this lengthy conversation ensues amongst Barry, the hotel manager, a third hotel employee, and myself about the best way for me to get to Badagry. They finally decide that the third employee can take me in the hotel car up to Oshodi Motor Park near Lagos airport in the northern part of the city, ...
... 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 ...
... no doctor in, the nurse was less than helpful, she got given some paracetamols and told to come back at 7 in the morning.
come back at 7, no doctor. wait for 5 hours. they lose her folder, tears are shed, the doctor eventually sees her, diagnose her with a question mark (?), gives her the wrong medication. she went back to accra new years day and ended up getting fixed. poor girl. glad i havent gotten too sick yet. just bad hangovers.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool