Residence du Centre

Address: rue de l'Unicef, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | Hotel
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This hotel is located on rue de l'Unicef, Ouagadougou.
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    Travel Blogs from Ouagadougou

    October 20, 2014

    A travel blog entry by emma_wags on Oct 28, 2014

    ... we were flying into Ouaga, the pilot got a call that the airport was closed. (Apparently this happens all the time in West Africa, places just close without warning.) So instead of landing in Ouaga, we continued on to a city in Ivory Coast -it was the next stop anyways and we would circle back after we let off the people in Ivory Coast. We flew for another two hours and then landed in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The entire view was jungle and Palm trees with little white box ...

    C'est chaud!

    A travel blog entry by thomasrjmeijer on Feb 18, 2014

    15 photos

    ... been getting used to life in Ouagadougou. This includes the heat, the language, the food, the people, the culture, but also my purpose here. I have been helping out in the restaurant with lots of little chores. Just sitting and chatting with my 'colleagues' while peeling potatoes already proves valuable for practicing french as well as it creates a lot of 'gezelligheid' (sorry, but this is non-translatable). Further activities include serving food and drinks on busy times, ...

    The Real Africa

    A travel blog entry by cyclingmo on Mar 11, 2013

    3 comments, 24 photos

    ... through competitions for decoration etc., so we'll cross our fingers that they are successful.

    Dance and music are omnipresent throughout the country, and their musical instruments are sometimes very creative - a lot of drums, of course... The ballafon (like a xellephon (sp?)) is significant.

    Ok, this is only day 1, and I've already written too much, so - although this is only a week-long trip, I need to split it into two blogs. More to follow....
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    Look out, 'The Lonely Liar' was actually right!

    A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren on Jan 02, 2012

    37 photos

    ... reserve where the crocodiles were sacred to the locals, we were able to get up close and personal with the crocodiles and they didn't bite. We fed them chicken and they still didn't bite, we even sat on them and no crocodile bite. Awesome hey, not like the crocs in Aus.
    Off to the capital Ouagadougou, and we were in love with Burkina Faso and its people, 'The Lonely Liar' was right. Ouagadougou surprisingly showed aspects of a modern city, had great street ...

    Ouagadougou, January 18, 2009 - Sunday

    A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer on Nov 01, 2010

    5 photos

    ... their hope sparked that I would buy something from them. However, as I was not a collector of basically useless souvenirs, I was not the right person to pin their hopes on. So, unfazed and empty-handed, I left some time later.

    It again took us at least two hours, probably even more, to finish the lunch. So when we finally arrived at Na Prisca’s place, it was already well past three o’clock. They received me in as friendly and ...