Hotel Le Silmande Ougadougou
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- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Airport Transportation
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Travel Blogs from Ouagadougou
... through with no issues at all. My luggage is on the floor by the single luggage belt and I quickly exit this tiny airport. Someone runs out after me and hands me the pen I have just dropped which makes me think this might be a pretty friendly and honest country. Having looked around for a sign with my name on and finding none I start negotiations with a taxi driver. To his dissapiintment Toe appears to take me to my hotel. It starts raining. We stand ...
... there. While in one of the villages a man offered to come to our campsite to play us some music. That night we waited and waited for him and eventually heard some music and drums in the distance. We headed out onto the street and found him set up with his band and a few kids jumping around. The people in the town clearly heard all the commotion and came to check out the music too. By the end there were about 150 people all dancing ...
... roads, open sewers, people selling food and other things on every corner of the street. Most of life happens outside, so that is where you find everyone most of the day. This means busy streets, lots of motorcycles, but luckily not too much chaos. Roundabouts often consist of a pile of tires and asphalt roads are rare.
On day 2, I moved into my room. Well not the one I was intended to sleep in, that one was still not ready. Curtains, a table and ...
... After a few people we turned around. Double checking our guide books, we read that the airport was in walking distance of the city center. It was a couple of hours late when we picked up Anthon outside the arrival hall.
A short drive into the northern parts of the city we set up camp in the garden of the hotel Le Pavilion Vert after a short conversation with the owner. With the entry into Burkina, we had arrived in the francophone region, which stretches the rest of ...
... there even if I tried to assure her that it had taken me just over ten minutes on foot to reach Internet café across the street. As far as she was concerned, „Le Verdoyant“ was not any closer than Bamako, and the only way she would go there was by taxi.
So taxi it was.
In terms of ambience, „Le Verdoyant“ and „Jardin de l’amitié“ were pretty much alike. Both spacious and leafy, both pleasant and sluggish, almost down to a ...