Le Meridien Douala
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- Shuttle bus service
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
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... about the effectiveness of the Internet as our primary outreach method. They were concerned that not everyone in Cameroon has access to the web. I explained that there is not really any way to be able to reach every single person in any country, and that we are prepared to consider other media. We're not limiting ourselves only to the Internet; it is our primary effort which offers the most reach for the means we have available.
They were very excited to have the ...
... himself a cocktail of sorts. After a couple of those he drifted off to sleep but still didn’t retreat to his own territory. I pushed back politely from time to time, but to little effect.
On the way, I finished an interesting book that I’ve been reading: The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton, a Swiss-British writer. The book is a series of essays, not about how to travel, guide book style, but why to travel. He draws on famous writers of the past to ...
... a long time for my backpack to arrive on the belt (even had a look at the undefined heaps, just in case..), whilst having to watch other passengers be hugged and kissed by their friends and relatives, and the hall slowly empty itself... That was the first moment that I wondered what the hell I was doing here.
Joshua, the director of Better World Cameroon (the NGO for which I came to volunteer here), was supposed to pick me up at the ...
... expect, arriving here at 02:00 on the 25th was in fact pleasing, since it allowed me to get myself on the first bus out of Douala. This is important, since I have only four days (25th to 28th inclusive), should I go via Gabon, to get to Congo. Four days to cross half of Cameroon, the whole of Gabon and get myself to the other side of the Gabon/Congo border. This will be a tiring affair I ...
... go back downstairs where it is less hot, and continue waiting. Finally about 15:45, after a wait of about 3 hours, the Chief shows up and we get our free transit visas counter-signed!
I took a taxi into the Ibis Hotel which I usually use in Douala. I thought back to my first trip here 15 years ago. So much has happened since then. I may not be coming back after this short stopover. I’ll miss people; I certainly won’t miss the mismanagement ...