Hotel Nouvelle Pergola
Travel Blogs from Abidjan
... ll be back in the morning with some receipts and to take care of final housekeeping issues before we head to the airport for our morning flight.
I asked at the desk as we entered if we could change rooms and we could. The new one was a little musty, but no comparison to the previous one. This will make for a better, more comfortable night I believe. There is less pain for me now, so hopefully we can travel tomorrow without too much ...
... set up televisions outside of their shop. So, I took a photo. On arrival at the hotel, we said goodbye or "a demain" to Michel and Paul. We set a departure time of 7AM to travel to Man in the northwest. I will have no Internet connectivity in Man as far as I know. So, this could be my last entry until I get back to the USA. If all goes as planned, I will fly out Tuesday night at 10PM from Abidjan heading to Paris. I am supposed to meet my girls at the airport in Sea-Tac on ...
... along the shoreline toward the west. I saw Accra clearly as we flew over, though I couldn’t quite pick out the airport. From Accra to Abidjan the sky gradually grew cloudy and we descended through thick cloud to approach Abidjan.
After landing, we took the bus from the plane to the terminal and stood in line to have our Yellow Fever cards checked, and for immigration which went fairly quickly. After picking up our luggage and ...
... bussed out to the ASky plane. What was that? Was that air conditioning on the bus? In fact it was. I felt as if I had transcended into another world, a world where infrastructure and systems are in place to improve the general quality of life. I thought of how much I take these things for granted when back home "in the bubble". The ASky flight was uneventful. Mr. Meeker let me borrow The Golden Ocean which he had just finished reading. Turning the pages I was whisked away on ...
... this area and
moved to Abidjan because of an epidemic of yellow fever that caused
high death rates. There is a wonderful monument to this outbreak
consisting of a black nurse with a white woman lying at her feet. Did
some more shopping here and then returned to the camp.
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility