Travel Blogs from Abidjan
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 …
... at the local markets. We are also quite lucky since the film crew has hired one of the camp employees, Paulin, to cook an enormous dinner for everyone each night, and he is an incredible cook! The meals he makes without having access to animal protein, dairy products, or refrigeration are truly amazing. But then again, that's how most of the people on this planet have to prepare their food, as luxuries such as meat, cheese, and electricity are really only ...
... with my favorite animal of all, the hippopotamus.
Monday morning the 8th of April I had a long meeting with Karim, my other local collaborator/supervisor and the director of the pygmy hippopotamus project through CSRS. He fortunately also speaks English quite well, and my meeting with him was quite enlightening concerning all matters hippo, especially local logistics and politics and general ways of doing things. Karim had a small ...
... only source of light in the near vicinity. And I am enjoying eau-de-singed insect as many of them are also committing suicide in the flame of the candle by my side. And now, a flash of lightening and a booming crash of thunder that has shaken my heart inside my chest. Rain is an understatement. We might all wash away soon. On average there is 4500mm (= 4.5 METERS!) of annual rainfall in Taļ National Park. That’s a boatload of rain; at least enough rain ...
... we were ushered outside to the mini-bus, where we loaded out suitcases and boarded thinking we’d be leaving right away. In the event we waited another half an hour in and around the bus in the tropical heat for passengers from another flight.
I was amused to see the Christmas decorations in the arrival hall. There was fake snow and icicles hanging from the walls, and lights everywhere, some constant some twinkling. I pondered the decision for a country ...
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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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