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Road Trip 2013- Lagos to Abidjan
In this era of blackberry messengers; watsapp; social media and mobile money, traveling smart seems like the most normal thing to do. So why would anyone who has a choice, choose the arduous and possibly dangerous route to travel by road. Is it because of the perceived hundreds of miles of the African …
... so we decided we’d live with it – at least for one night.
I spent the rest of the afternoon working on a sermon, writing my weekly French newsletter, and editing the translation of an article from our LifeHopeAndTruth.com website, something I often attach to the newsletter. We had an early dinner and won’t stay up late tonight. I hope my back improves tonight and tomorrow, because trying to fly in my present state on Sunday would be ...
... wait in a taxi.
The shuttle actually left about 20 minutes later. Along the way we chatted with a French businessman who comes to Abidjan every two months to do consulting work. We swapped stories about working in Africa. He was especially vocal about the corruption he faces. He said it’s a problem in all African countries where he works, but singled out *****ia as the most corrupt of the corrupt nations, where the plague strikes at ...
... his undercarriage. After the security checkpoint, the road opened up nicely. No traffic to speak of and a nice smooth road out into what looked to me like a tropical paradise of palm trees and verdant foliage. I asked Paul why we didn't see crowds of people along such a nice road as we did in Burundi. He said that Côte d'Ivoire is a large country that has a relatively small population. He said that we couldn't see them but there were villages not too far off ...
... light of the meaning of the spring festivals.
After the service I gave the members in La Mé a print copy of our French Internet magazine Discerner (To discern). It was quite captivating; it really is a very high quality publication. Soon the ladies brought out food for us: rice, couscous, carp, an onion and tomato sauce, and several other dishes. I chose to eat just some rice and the tomato and onion sauce. Daniel did the same with ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNovotel Abidjan
Food and service were amazing. Great for walking too as it is situated in the Business District, so lots of easy sight-seeing.
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