Protea Hotel Oakwood Park
Travel Blogs from Lagos
... that Aunty Bisi was there because the price is higher if you are an American and while Sule may be able to fool them, I obviously look a little bit different. They would tell us prices for things and we would check in with Auntie about them. She would then barter/discuss and argue until she got a price that was fare. We got some really cool shell, leather, and wooden beaded bracelets. Next we went to a stall that had leather goods. They had ...
... come next, who was bring the food and drinks out, and other logistics involved in a large party. As soon as I came in Sule's Grandma grabbed my hand and took me around to introduce me to everyone at every table. In Yoruba culture when you greet people older than you, to show respect you bow your head and bend slightly at the knee. I was doing a lot of bending, kissing cheeks, hand shaking and taking pictures with ...
... only street food I can eat because the man uses an extremely sharp knife to scrape the orange skin away. Sule then buys a bottled water and washes the orange just to be extra carful. It is then cut in half for me. A *****ian orange is so yummy because it is extra juicy and tastes like the cross between a lemon, grapefruit and orange. It is fun to eat too...you eat each half by using your teeth to scrape the fruit out and squeezing the peel so that you can suck the juice. As ...
... please go and tell the clinics of their wrongdoing as soon as they returned home. Not sure if these dudes were angling for a pay-off to let us through everyone played along with the game until they finally waved us through. They were obviously quite bored with the lack of tourist traffic in these parts and took their job extremely seriously.
Shack number two was the Quarantine man. He quickly put his tie on and then promptly inspected the ...
... debris that has fallen off – rusted metal, wires, and other scrap. Incredibly decrepit – and such a fitting symbol of *****ia itself! The views were outstanding – I could see most of Lagos Island, part of Victoria Island, and out across the lagoon to the Lagos mainland. I snapped a bunch of photos and then walked back down the 400 steps. At the bottom, the bathroom lady said, “Money, you have to pay me money.” I didn’t think she’d let me go ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center