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11th February We discovered *****ia won 1 vs 0. My Larium day & I took Immodium for the trots - what a combo! We drove to Calabar, meeting Todd & Ben at our campsite - the grounds of a *****ian Armed Forces club - clean and secure! To get our Cameroon visa the man from the embassy came to our campsite & did them on the spot (for an extra 1000 Naira per person!). I was on cookgroup. We watched ...
... 8217;t been wrong up till now although it was a bit temperamental. So Drew turned her around, went down the said road and got to a couple of small villages where the locals were obviously rockin on. GPS lady turned us up another road which soon looked Veeerrry wrong so after disobeying rule number 1 as it was now dark, we disobeyed rule number two and asked for directions again. We turned around, followed the directions and found ourselves out in the middle of ...
... how you relate to/with other people. It is an interesting contrast and I feel both have their benefits and drawbacks.
The hours went by quickly (remember I lost an hour this morning!) I watched a film (Thick as Thieves) after lunch, whereupon rainy season had its way with an afternoon downpour.
I sheltered from it under a straw hut and enjoyed just watching the shower!
Much like ...
It is a fine line between hot and cold in the tent. Last night, I was roasting with the fly sheet zipped down so I opened an eighth (the part in front of the door) and this was perfect. I slept like a baby. I am so grateful for the comfort of this tent.
I got up at virtually the same time as yesterday excited about reading Angela's Ashes.
After breakfast, Yoshi and I took a marathon walk to the stadium and ...
... exploring the streets.
I then took the rather long walk home which had me very worn out by the time I reached the market by the hotel. Plantain and sauce for lunch in the same place as yesterday.
Later in the afternoon, I wandered down to the nearby animal sanctuary where I spent a wonderful hour with a family of drill monkeys and three chimpanzees. I came back, rested, supper then bed!