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10th February An early start. No breakfast as we had a long drive day. Ben & Todd spent an extra day at the Sheraton as Todd has an eye infection. They plan to fly down to Calabar to join us on Monday. The road was in a better condition, but here were still (infrequent for *****ia) checkpoints. The truck had a large outbreak of 'the trots', including me. We bushcamped. Before we went to bed we saw fireworks, concluding *****ia had ...
... of other guys climbing up the back and onto the roof of the truck. By this time each of the lads had a “weapon” and we were all holding our breath to see what would happen next. The negotiations started for payment and everything calmed down quite rapidly. Within about 5 minutes they were our best mates and were giving us directions back into town. It cost us about $200 but could have been so much worse.
We retraced our steps and were in ...
... we we continued our journey from Asaba to Oweri via the Asaba Owerri Expressway. After the road hassles, we arrived New Owerri at about 5.30pm local time. We headed straight to our hotel rooms. I took a cold shower and had some rest before dinner.
The dinner was good. I ate local dish of some small Fufu and lots of vegetable soup.
The next day was so hectic. We did group study, find ...
... Yes the supermarket. All those lovely brands; Kelloggs, Ribena, Right Guard, Gillette. It is interesting that I only bought a can of Sprite. Looks like Africa has rubbed off on me. I was eager to explore the city centre so off I walked. A guy (Daniel) in the store kindly gave me a lift half way there and then I took a bus (50 Naira) the rest of the way. That is more like it. I passed the stadium and ...
... I will attempt to get to revisit the Benin room at the British Museum with the stuff my character looted in 1897. Sunday will be busy no doubt as Evil needs a visit too.
It will be great if people can make Saturday, looking forward so much.
And finally we will leave for Portsmouth on bicycle after a week for our next adventure of cycling about France, eating cheese and speaking Frog. Nous vous invitons en France!
Love Rob and Sarah xxx
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