Le Meridien Re-Ndama
Travel Blogs from Libreville
... He brought his bright yellow vest with him. I knew it would come in handy once we hit the crowds. This was his badge of honor or badge of authority however you may see it. As we drove through Kinshasa one last time, we saw a different side of the city. This was the early morning crowd. I thought of how important it must be in this part of the world to get started early in the day, especially for those who buy and sell. One of the most interesting things I saw ...
... half a million citizens, about half the total population of Gabon.
We flew the 727, and made a visual approach and landing to rwy 16. The city is located near the coast itself, and landings permitted only from rwy 16.
Next stop, Brazzaville!
... condo building. The home is on two floors. The first floor opens into a sitting room with bathroom, a large open living room/ dining area, laundry room, and kitchen. To get to the second floor, you must walk up a winding staircase. At the top there is another sitting area, and past that, 3 bedrooms with full bathrooms – one of which was mine for the vacation! It was a beautiful home and it was located blocks away from the beach and close to all the restaurants, bars, ...
... a half. It has a university campus, a 90,000 seat arena, a state of the art teaching hospital, a huge mall, country clubs and golf courses, enormous churches and is a proud and vibrant community which is emerging from the horror of Apartheid. Nonetheless, it has some real challenges. Many of the shanty's we associate with it still exist. No water, no electricity and an outdoor toilet with a vent stack (which is provided by the government and has a number on ...
... both the best and worst of human behavior. I saw a SAA ground staff that was disorganized and overwhelmed. I learned about the violence of Zimbabwe from a victim who could forgive if not forget and the fish of Gabon from a guide who had pictures. I met a pretty French malaria expert and a patient Parisian executive who spoke three languages. I slept (or more accurately did not sleep) on a wire frame bench in ...
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