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BP 12985, Douala, Cameroon | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Douala

I Started, So I'll Finish

A travel blog entry by phileasfarx on Feb 24, 2011

... for much longer I suspect. Hopefully not at least.

Six hours in Casablanca airport was whiled away, rather tediously, to a looped soundtrack of nauseating sandpipe music. One can only listen to such renditions of the 'Ghost’ and ‘Titanic’ theme tunes, and overplayed songs like ‘Yesterday’, for so long. Change the record!

Contrary to what ...

The long arrival in Cameroon

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Feb 21, 2011

10 comments, 3 photos

... courses and a choice between two main courses. I ask him what the Mount Cameroon Salad is. He replies that it is lettuce, maize, mango, papaya, pineapple, and he lists several other ingredients as well. I tell him that sounds good, I’ll have that. He says “sorry we’re out of that.” OK, I guess I’ll have the other one then….

All the expats are in the restaurant eating and killing time until the Chief arrives. ...

CAMEROON: (..finally back!)

A travel blog entry by zeeshanv on Apr 09, 2010

1 photo

... a matter of 9 hours and I was more than happy to spend it right there at the airport. I then challenged him by saying I did not have a visa for *****ia either. The only place he could send me was Pakistan and I wished him good luck in finding a flight departing within the next 9 hours. He wasn’t pleased and told me to stand quietly in a corner. 20 minutes later he came back; handed me my passport and told me I was free to go. Pheww!!

I was finally ...

Leaving Douala

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Apr 05, 2010

1 comment, 4 photos

... 8217;t have to outrun the bear; I just have to outrun you!”

They laughed and laughed at that one and retold it to each other explaining the humor to make sure everyone understood. Some humor about the human predicament cuts across culture and language lines pretty well.

After spending several more hours together, it was time to people to start for home. Several men who attended the conference had to leave to be home in time ...

A busy day of rest in Douala

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Apr 03, 2010

1 comment, 3 photos

... and a few other books in a church library that they can consult, but they simply don’t have access to anywhere near what we take for granted in the west.

Mr. Mabout drove me back to the hotel. I’m pretty tired this evening. I talked about six hours today in very humid heat. I’m sure I’ll sleep well tonight. The conference will start again at 9:00 tomorrow morning (Easter Sunday) if all goes as ...

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