Travel Blogs from Ibadan
4th February Overnight Gareth was bitten badly by insects on
the legs. After a relatively cool night (about 25C), we drove North, away from the coast and into the heat - the breeze coming into the truck was like having a hairdryer pointing at your face. The air was loaded with pollution - my throat was raw. We visited a local pineapple plantation, and attached village, where we met the local king/voodoo chief. We crossed the ...
... to read my book (Steven Hawkins) but soon ended up talking to Mr Roberts who ran the camp site. He was already drinking Californian wine mid morning when he offered me some. I could not resist the offer. We spend a few hours talking about family and life while glass after glass and then bottle after bottle were emptied. Then came the sting in the tail. Paying for our stay.
I would never normally get involved in payment ...
Cheerful students streamed passed the book sellers and other vendors on their way home. She was quickly on a phone. A friend with a car was on the scene in minutes to ferry us home. This was not to be the last time, BB it seemed, had an inexhaustible pool of willing male chauffeurs.
We were soon rolling around the campus bouncing to R and B. At a lively campus bar, stalls clustered around a collection of packed plastic tables covered in Guinness ...
... br> Moving into the reception, one is struck by the space of the place where the front officers are on hand to receive guests with disarming smiles.
The reception is tastefully furnished with eyes appealing furniture complemented by well-designed tiles, window blinds and art work that tell more about the taste of the owner.
To add value to the size of the reception, guests ...
... if one of us gets ill or breaks an ankle, for example? I suspect his touchiness stemmed from us coinciding our visit with the buildup to the General Elections due to take place here in April. Our desire too to take photos of the border raised some very searching questions regarding our intentions and itinerary. Friendly chit-chat gets you places here though and we were sent on our way with handshakes, although the intense, slightly sideways direction of his ...
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1, Morgan Street, Ibadan | Hotelfrom $140