Hotel Akwa Palace
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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... 8221; of our work was, and that would help them know where they should be. They seemed satisfied with that response.
We ended the visit at 11:00. They asked me not to leave without asking God’s blessing on them, so we put our heads together and I did so. In the US and certainly in Europe I wouldn’t normally pray on the sidewalk in view of traffic going by, but it’s not surprising or shocking in Africa, and we didn’t really have anywhere ...
... which is where Tarzan probably lived (if had lived, I mean). You can look up that theory on the net if you're interested. I caught a taxi to the Ibis hotel and paid the driver, before checking in. It was about 1:00 pm by this time. I had a sandwich, and made some phone calls to get in touch with the people I was to meet. Two ladies, one of whom I’ve known for nearly 20 years came by to say hello. They’re with another church association, but I had been asked to deliver ...
... a. 'Kamtok'), spoken by Terrence, which is for only about 50% mutually intelligible with English. Terrence readily made known that he had no idea what I came to do here. Learn about permaculture? Sustainable farming? So I came all the way to his backward country to do what his grandma had been doing for decades and to 'break my waist' (i.e. back)?
Despite this rather quirky trait ...
... here had made. Some changed their minds about wanting a visit. It was no longer necessary to stop in Douala, Cameroon, but to avoid losing a non-refundable ticket, and having to purchase another one to boot, I still had to route through here on my way to East Africa. So this morning at 9:00, I took the hotel shuttle van to the airport for the Virgin *****ian flight to Douala.
The waiting area was not air-conditioned and the windows could not open so ...
... took a 2 day train all the way from Maroua. We spent my last day in Cameroon together and she accompanied me to the airport and saw me off. No hassles at the airport this time around. Soon I was in Pakistan with my family and Cameroon (and my travels) started seeming like a dream.
Throughout my trip, I was caught up with reaching my destination and eventually making it in time to Cameroon. But in this pre-occupation, I lost track of the true adventure ...