Travel Blogs from Yaounde
... There arent any stop lights, so you can imagine the type of chaos that can occur as traffic congests. Over all, it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Sophie hired a great driver, so we got to our hotel with no trouble. The hardest part about the 30 minute ride was what I saw. There is such a discrepency between those with money and those without. The type of materialism and consumerism you see in America, rigt next to abject poverty. It broke ...
Last night was cold! Time to switch to winter bag packing. And we still have not crossed the equator. I got up early to get my jumper and winter items from the truck and had a good sort out. Water ran out in the house so I felt glad to have showered last night.
After the best breakfast so far (sausage and egg barms), the money changer came and we got the extra money we needed for the Gabonese visa (70000 CFA). What a ridiculous amount of money to ...
... shirts that have Obama pointing to a crowd. People in Cameroon seem to really like Obama. They name their children, taxis, and businesses after him.
We arrived in Yaounde on Tuesday afternoon and have just been knocking around the city, meeting up with our friends and students. Today is our last full day in Cameroon! Our flight leaves on Friday evening. If all goes as planned we will be arriving on Saturday night in Denver. It's amazing how quickly a month passes.
... is here….just believe its pretty haphazard with no apparent rules on traffic lights or rights of way, or in fact any discernible rules at all.
We found our way to a Presbyterian Mission which took in the occasional overlander, but we saw ...
... br> shovel into dump trucks to be used for construction in Yaounde. Our scenery changed
from mountainous to ﬂat rainforest climate. We saw our ﬁrst stop lights in the country of Cameroon. There were three, but only two were working. Drivers were following thelights, which apparently doesnʼt happen all the time.
Once we ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking