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Travel Blogs from Grand Bassam
... the care packages and that brethren in the States and Europe make such small and encouraging gifts possible. They were received with smiles, laughter and many thanks. We then started our Bible Study/counseling about baptism, and we talked for about two hours. All the local members came, not just the two interested in baptism. I centered the discussion on Romans 6, 7, and 8, with excursions to many other passages as well. The ladies had read ...
... br> only bought a few things as we are shocked at the prices. A pack of 3
cos lettuce sells for £5! On our way back we passed another car that
this time decided to fight a cement delivery truck. They do not
realise that the cars do not win. Back at the campsite around 9 pm we
heard a generator start up, that was to provide lighting whilst they
dug up the centre of the road just outside the gates, that carried on
until 5 this ...
... So this woman, our new found guide, picked up our bags again in silence and kept walking till we got to a fairly decent hotel where we spent the night. We spoke English, she spoke French but human kindness surpasses any language or physical barrier. This silent act of kindness was simply priceless, as she refused to take our thank you tip and ran back unto the dark road, before we could even chase after her.
We vowed not to ...
... was drive to TaÔ village and find ourselves a replacement mechanic. We managed to come right, only with the help of our field assistant Leon (who was wearing a bright purple T-shirt that said “same same but different”), whose cousin NoŽl was ready to step up to the plate. Of course before picking up NoŽl we had to drop Leon’s daughter off at the local hospital because she had a massive case of conjunctivitis and her right peri-ocular tissue ...
... roads around Abidjan and we drove back to CSRS in record time. Apparently there is still a midnight security curfew in place for driving around the city since the “conflict,” as it is referred to here. The first member of the film crew from the UK, who are making a documentary about our pygmy hippopotamus research for the BBC, had also arrived.
The following morning we all had breakfast (Fabian, Fee, Edward of the film crew, and ...
Other places to stay in Grand Bassam
Rte Azuretti, Grand Bassam | Hotelfrom $24