Hotel Cocobeach

Rue 9, Lome, 12 502, Togo | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lome

A day in the bush is worth two in the hotel

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... young people in Africa they have no steady jobs; they just try to se débrouiller, as they say here.

Digression warning: The fascinating French word brouiller, comes from an old Gallo-Latin word meaning bouillon, or broth, a mix of things. So brouiller came to mean to mix up, confuse, or fall out (between people). Brouillard is the French word for fog. Attach the de prefix and you undo the mix up. So the reflexive form se débrouiller which is ...

Visits and questions in Lomé

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... certain lessons – Abraham, David and Solomon paid a heavy price for their marital mistakes and misplaced priorities.

  • Since Cornelius received the Holy Spirit without being baptized, does that mean we can do so also? Answer: Cornelius was a special case because God giving the Holy Spirit to Gentiles was a revolutionary event. That is not the normal course of events.
  • Could we not receive the Holy Spirit before we’re baptized? Answer: That’s ...

  • Arrival in Lomé, Togo

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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    ... the principle of the thing.

    We had to put our luggage through a scanner to leave the airport and as we entered the public area were happy to see Guy and Pierre waiting for us. This was a happy reunion for Daniel since he and his wife Cindy had very ably served at a youth camp we held here six years ago. This was a meeting of old friends. We embraced and shook hands, and talked as we walked out to the car. The parking lot attendant didn’t want to give ...

    Arrival in Togo

    A travel blog entry by danielharper

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    ... from the embassies in advance. We filled our our visa forms and then had a discussion with a lady at the visa counter. She didn't like it that we only had enough francs to pay for one visa and would need to use Euros to pay for the other one. I guess I can understand that their job is not to exchange money. However, what she did was very unkind. She kept a 50 Euro bill when she handed us the visas (even though the visa was no more than 20 Euros). ...

    A long trip to Togo

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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    ... town. The only exception that I know of is the Hotel des Mille Collines, featured in the film Hotel Rwanda (although the actual hotel wasn’t used in the movie).

    In any event the New Cactus is more of an Italian restaurant with some other Continental cuisine and African dishes thrown in. The formula has been copied since then: first find a place with some sort of view, which is not difficult in such a hilly area. Rwanda is often called the pays des ...

    Location

    This hotel, located on Rue 9, Lome, is near Koutammakou, Pico Basile, Museu Nacional, and Elobey Chico.
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