Mercure Lome Sarakawa
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
TripAdvisor Reviews Mercure Lome Sarakawa
Travel Blogs from Lome
... filled out the forms and paid my 15 000 Francs (25 dollars or so) to get a visa. I would only be staying for a little over 24 hours so I tried to get a transit visa (they're usually less expensive), but I was told I didn’t fit the requirements. On the other hand, I was not asked any questions, which is usually the case: why was I coming to Togo? What would I be doing? Would I be attending any gatherings? etc...
Guy and Pierre were waiting ...
... of mildew and started to smell. By this morning, though, my white dress shirt was dry enough to wear but needed a good ironing. Knowing that I had to do some ironing, I decided I needed to fill up my gas tank before embarking on such an adventure. Even the simplest things can become big challenges in this part of the world. You just have to be ready for it and set your expectations low - never think that anything is going to be easy or you just might be disappointed. ...
... would avoid mayonnaise in such circumstances, but the ladies here take great care, and in all the years I’ve eaten in their homes, I have never been ill.
The second course was whole braised tilapia, friend potatoes, tomato and onion sauce, and spaghetti with chicken and a cheese sauce. Other dishes included a corn meal in which was mixed smoked fish, spices, onions and so forth. I skipped the latter. Soft drinks were served too and we could watch the ...
... eat his chicken but in the end we mostly ended up sharing mine which was plenty copious for the two of us.
Back at our hotel we worked another hour until Messin came to talk about baptism. I had started working with him the last time I was through, and we picked up where we left off. We sat on the hotel terrace and talked for an hour or so. I told him we would continue tomorrow and sent him on his way because we needed to get ...
... so I had the sun on my back while I spoke. This meant I was soon drenched in perspiration and had to mop my brow and neck every few minutes. I had soaked my shirt completely through by the end of the sermon. Right after the service they apologize for not thinking of that, but it hadn’t really perturbed sermon.
The decks were then cleared, so to speak, for lunch. The ladies in Lomé always do a very nice job preparing festive meals, and today was ...