Hotel Ave Maria
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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... fund such request, but leave a part that the person himself must pay. That helps keep everyone focused.
It’s sad to say, but I could tell many stories of members coming with stories such as this, where I gave them some assistance, and then learned they had spent the money on something else. About 10 years ago, I gave a man enough money to have a hernia repaired. It was causing him great discomfort, he told me. The next time I visited the area, the ...
... into the departure area, and stood in line at the ASky counter where there weren’t many people waiting. When my turn came there were some complications. There was no problem for the initial flight to Lomé, which is the hub for ASky (which code-shares with Ethiopian Airlines), but for the connecting flight back east to Kinshasa, the agent couldn’t find the ticket number associated with the flight in his screen. He sent someone to the main airport office to get ...
... Once we got to the airport, it was about 11:00 PM. We expected to get dropped off at the departures area, but the security personnel wanted to charge us for driving the last 100 yards. We weren't paying. So, we hopped out, grabbed our bags, and walked it ourselves. I immediately found it strange that there were no crowds anywhere. I still went through the motions of going through security, getting the exit pass (called the Go Pass), going through security again, and ...
... are worth very little and making a few pennies a loaf. It’s a hard way to earn one’s daily bread, selling one’s daily bread.
We arrived at the hall on the little side-street covered with black sand. The sand is not naturally black; it has become so from the pollution and garbage that are ubiquitous on these streets. We passed through the compound gate and moved into the hall where about 50 people were seated waiting. We were already sweating ...
... included it in the price of the ticket like other countries have done for ages.
The airport terminals in Douala are in the shape of a giant U. From immigration, we arrive at the bottom of the U and come to a sign with an arrow pointing to the right, that says “Camair-Co flights.” We follow the sign and make the long walk out to the end of the U, about 300 yards away. There is no air-con here, we sweat through our shirts. Toward the end of the U, ...