Hotel Residence Saint-Jacques Centre ville

BP 8057, Pointe Noire, Congo | Hotel

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Time for repairs

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary


... on that road as well. We decided we would go
shopping and found that most of them were shut by the time we got
there so back to outside the club.

15 April

We had hoped that there
would be a repair yard at the club but found there is not and so will
have to do the repairs ourselves. The German couples have found out
that they are going to have to get another Angolan ...


A travel blog entry by erin_smolders


... that make this experience so special. It's the way a small child will curl up on your lap for a story; the shy teenage boy who arrives on ship unable to look anyone in the eye but slowly gains confidence and acceptance to become the great musical performer on the ward. It’s the woman who thanks you for treating her deformity because she can now go home and wear pretty dresses. It’s in the language classes that nurses have every shift with ...

A "normal" day in Pointe Noire

A travel blog entry by erin_smolders


... That could have been the end of our thrill except for the fact that the Italian navy had expressed an offer of friendship to our captain and had invited us, all of us, to come and tour the largest of the 3 ships! I'm not talking only the officers, or the officials aboard Mercy Ships, I mean everyone. The cooks, cleaners, engineers and nurses. You can imagine the hysteria it caused. On the Saturday evening 210 people were driven from one side of the port to the other ...

Seasons Greetings

A travel blog entry by erin_smolders


... most unwell patients remain on the one ward left open for the week. Nurses have been give special assignments, like cleaning the empty wards or baking biscuits for different departmental gifts. It is, as the song says, beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. At least it is for those of us that hail from the Southern Hemisphere. For the majority of people aboard the ship who are from America, England or Europe a Christmas without snow seems so foreign to them. As one of ...

All aboard

A travel blog entry by erin_smolders


... gym but it has a a few bikes and a few weights plus an exercise class and running club every other morning. I haven't done a lick of exercise in over 4 months so I'm starting slowly and putting the early morning classes on hold for a little while but I have to admit the bike ride to took (in my tiny little gym) was exhilarating. Who ever thought I'd be craving exercise!? The ship has so many of the comforts of home. The ship is air conditioned, it is home to the ...


This hotel, located on BP 8057, Pointe Noire, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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