Hotel Residence Saint-Jacques Bord de mer

Pointe Noire, BP 8057, Congo | Hotel
 

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Time for repairs

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

9

... big and would not
let us inside. Instead we had to park outside the fence, although we
were right next to the military barracks, it is a military club, so
they could see we were OK.




14 April



Kirsty needs a few
repairs after that bad road. We met the two couples again and found
out that they needed new springs and that they had been towing one of
them out of ...

Reflections

A travel blog entry by erin_smolders

17

... some wonderful friends, I have settled into the rhythm of ship life, I no longer get lost on my way to breakfast and I have acclimatised to the significantly less stressful work on the ward. I have even surprised myself by how well I am doing here. I now look back and can see the wonderful moments that have made this experience so satisfying. Every day here is filled with some precious moment which makes realise how privileged I am to be here. It's the ...

A "normal" day in Pointe Noire

A travel blog entry by erin_smolders

15

... take much to get us excited. Just recently that excitement was caused by the Italian Navy arriving in port. Docked just across the port was 3 ships from the Italian fleet here in the Congo to do medical relief work with the organisation 'operation smile'. Just the arrival of the ships was thrilling -when you spend you free time sitting by a window watching container ships come and go its not hard to imagine that a naval ship, or 3 naval ships might grab ...

Seasons Greetings

A travel blog entry by erin_smolders

14

The ship is all abuzz with the spirt of Christmas. There are trees decorated over every deck and fairy lights up the gang way. The cabin doors are decorated ready for competition and classic dean Martin carols are playing over the stereo. The school Christmas concert with its tiny little sheep and angels is underway and awfully cute. Hundreds of paper snowflakes hang from the ceiling and this ship chef is busy planning the Christmas feast. Surgeries have stopped and ...

All aboard

A travel blog entry by erin_smolders

13

... doing their part. I live in a 6 birth cabin which I share with my fellow nurses. The bathroom is small and showers are limited to 2 minutes max. Space is limited and privacy even more so. Luckily there are plenty of places to find a quiet corner. My particular favourite is the library, and with no commuting to and from work everyday or dinners to cook I have plenty more time on my hands for reading (lucky it's a well stocked library). They even have a gym! A ...

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