Le Meridien Mandji
Travel Blogs from Port Gentil
... through the last couple of flights, I have been praying much less for my bag and much more for Mr. Meeker and me. The value of the bag and all its contents is of no real use if we come down with sickness or injury. I am glad that God has allowed me to go through this experience and learn lessons like that one. I also prayed for my wife and daughters who I was not able to contact last night. I prayed that their road trip went well and that they arrived safely at ...
We left the Central African republic and Travelled back towards the west coast...to Libreville, capital of Gabon.
Libreville was founded 2 centuries ago by slaves freed by the French...the name means Free Town...it has gone on to become a true city, home ...
The next day, we arrived at work around 9am and Soloman Bakayoko, a manager from our location that was now working in Gabon asked us... "where were you guy's?" "Soloman, we were offshore for 40 straight days, where do you think we were?" "okay, well you guys won't be leaving until tomorrow morning at 9 am, we will have a round table then so be there." "no problem." That night we went through the normal Port ...
... I on a job for about 4 weeks, my tolerance was at a low... and a couple beers later I was D-Runk. I say to Burity, "Hey tony, I am drunk and its making me sleepy. But we must continue... What can I do?" He says, "Okay, we continue to drink beer, but you drink one Lt of water as fast as you can, then you will be fine." So I pound one drink and shoot... he was right. I felt good, good enough to continue all through the ...
There was a bus - more so a Tractor Trailer converted with seats - that brought us to and from the well site at shift change. It was always a rough ride going through the jungle. Occasionally you'd see some monkeys or what not, most of the time was spent BS-ing or sleeping. The ride to the camp was about 30 min. The camp was made up of about 15 - 40 ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility