Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel
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AM FUN LOVING MEETING NEW PEOPLE..LOVES SMILES..I WOULD LIKE TO MEET A TRAVELING PARTNER..CONTACT ME IF YOU ARE INTERESTED...
3 borders in a day... As usual we're up by 5:30 and ready to hit the road, we've set a big target (not mileage but border crossings) so we're expecting a challenge! The borders went pretty smoothly actually so unfortunately or fortunately we don't have any horror stories of bribery. While some are incredibly officious, some lethargic, some just plain asleep we've been very lucky with our border officials. Our Benin visa had expired but after some negotiation ...
Lagos is the place to go if you would like to experience the luxury of an armed escort and the oddity of standing out as an obvious foreigner. Since I once attended a montessori school where my skin color was not in the majority, I was strangely at ease. It helped that one of my collegues was from Lagos and told the rest of us about the place from her own local ...
... but they do not want a fare right now. I guess they are waiting for some people. Who knows. At last we find a “taxi” – I put this in quote marks because there’s few marked cabs in Lagos; you pretty much just wave at every passing car and if somebody wants to make some naira, they will stop and see where you’re going. Yomi bargains the fare to N 500 ($3.07) for the trip back to the hotel and we pull away at 10:13.
The car has only one ...
I had a full day of sightseeing today in *****ia's largest city – a place that sees very few foreign tourists and has hardly any traditional tourist sites. But I managed to make a good day out of it and experienced quite a bit.
Got up at 8:07 and ate breakfast at the hotel restaurant, which consisted of scrambled eggs, bacon, some nasty-tasting sausage, toast, and pineapple/orange juice. Pretty good overall, and it was included with my room price (good thing since ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility