Hotel Merina Yaounde centre
Travel Blogs from Yaounde
... br> There are so many interesting smells in Cameroon. I can honestly say that my hotel room has a very sour odor to it. It grossed me out last night when I got in, but oddly enough, I think Im getting used to it.
Im so thankful to have my own hotel room. The hotel were staying at is a mid-budget hotel costing appx 8000 cfas, or 15 dollars, per night. There is no hot water, and the toilet seat is missing, but the situation could be worse, so ...
We headed onwards to the capital city Yaounde, but first we had to travel through Doula, the second largest in the country. My best description of it is chaotic, urban sprawl. Dirty, polluted and very unattractive. We were also picking up quite a negative vibe to our presence. Unlike other countries, where people were happy to wave and smile, the locals here were quite surly. They were quite often on the grog even in the morning and ...
... a country but it has to be done.
After doing some bits and pieces at the campsite, Yoshi and I set off to Yaounde. I felt my white Nike trainers by the side of the road hoping some one could take them and have a use for them!
We walked down and up the hills to the city centre. Suddenly, the street became quite frenetic with people trying to sell anything and everything. The streets toward Place Almadou Ahidjo were packed with vendors, cars ...
Vir sha'ati! (Greetings from Kumbo)
Here is an update for the 19th-25th:
We arrived in Cameroon late on Thursday night with nothing interesting happening along the way. Though it is always mind boggling to see how large the Sahara is with its very active dust storms and ocean of reddish sand. Our friend, Dairu, picked us up at the airport and took us to his house in Yaounde. The traffic is incredible. Cars weaving in and out, spraying black clouds of ...
... only really strange folk who felt you had to live in squalor to do Gods work. We were greeted by a chap who looked like Albert Steptoe, only more seedy and honestly he gave me, and also Janet the creeps. Whereas in most other missions we have stayed ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility