Labban Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from Limbe
The night time
temperature dropped to a comfortable 17 degrees and we almost felt
cold. This temperature caused an early morning mist for when we set
off driving to the town of Limbe. As usual we were following the GPS
but today for some reason it decided to send us along some narrow
dirt roads. These were still no problem for us but from the looks
... to drop us off at the lunch venue in the centre. Everyone else had eaten and we managed to salvage some food from the amazingly unappetising fare of bony fish kebabs, brioche , rice and other things we didn't know the names nor origins of. An African group dance and sing and we drink local beers and white wine laced with lime juice ( i am sure it would have been lovely cold). And I won't mention the loos here... Thank heavens we had that one covered earlier. A quick ...
... in the morning, but all of the businesses close from 1 to 4 for siesta, and then the majority of the day's activities happen after 4. Our classes, for example start at 3 in the afternoon, and end at 9 in the evening. It's also not uncommon for people to eat dinner at 10, and then go out on the town. Right now, I feel like I'm always the first one up, and I get tired before dinner. Hopefully, I'll make the adjustment in a few more days.
... out in Buckaroo (a sort of gazebo), all sitting in a circle. Many people arrived with instruments, and soon enough there was clapping, drumming, singing and dancing. After speeches I was given a parting gift. An African dress, about ten sizes too big, and a gift for my parents donation. It was a special occasion, and I am happy how welcoming and kind all my colleagues have been.
….one last entry to come still…have to catch my last flight now. ...
with the food, water, sleeping mats and bags they brought. All we had to carry
was our own water for the day and some dry clothes and camera. We started a bit
before 7:00 a.m. up on the trail. The starting point was at about 1000 meters,
and our goal was to reach the peak at 4,095 m on the second day. The first day
we should be hiking for 6-7 hours, first through the jungle, then above the
tree line, all of which was quite ...