Hotel les Palmiers
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... wealthy, being a teacher and a radio DJ, and the blocks of flats are probably a very sought after place to live. Not to mention they were hugely welcoming, so an unexpected but worthwhile stop. Once across the border into Burkina Faso we spent a couple of nights in the capital Ouagadougou and then a couple more in the smaller but more charming Bobo Diolassou.
The difference compared to Ghana is immediately obvious. ...
... of laughs, new friends and quite a bit of beer. Also the people working in the restaurant are very welcoming and trying to converse with me despite my lack of French. When I finally understand something or can tell something myself, it is not only a victory for me but also for them.
The not speaking French raised a lot of doubt. Was coming here a good choice? If it is even difficult for me to take up an order, how can I help out Mien in the ...
... or 23rd and should be back in California on the 25th! I miss you guys so much! The pictures posted here are from my day off and taking adventures in the villages and their "downtown". Kiss all my babies for me and tell everyone I miss you all just 10 more days! :)
... all the people from the bush taxi formed a queue. After 2 months of everyman for himself, there it was, a queue. I was so happy to be in a queue I didn’t care that I was at the back. Then we went to get a bus to Ouagadougou (the capital of B.F) and there was a time table! Not only this but the bus left on time!! There’s more, the roads were made of tarmac (a sight for sore eyes) and there were rubbish bins!!! Rubbish in Mali ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel les Palmiers Ouagadougou
Highly recommend for the budget traveller. Great altho small pool. Very friendly and helpful staff. Good breakfast, including fruit. In a wet area of town, motel-type accommodation is set in beautiful gardens.
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