Oct 30, 2013 - Bata (Actually Cogo), Equatorial Guinea
From Bonnie: 10/30 The next day we easily found both offices (in Malabo), they had moved, and our Spanish made all the difference. The tourist permit turned out to be 20,000 cfa ($40 usd) - too much for the 3 days we would be in EG, but the tourism fellow assured us that if we didn't take photos we didn't need the permit even on the mainland. I was a bit nervous about that idea because Mari doesn't have a good track record with this kind of thing. On at least two occasions she has almost gotten the group in trouble with the police for...Jump to full entry
Oct 29, 2013 - Malabo
Bon and Mari meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and then fly here arriving via AA.... 10/29 From Mari: Bone and I are in a cafe with wifi in Malabo. Flying to Bata this evening. From Bonnie: My flight on United from SEA to Dulles was surprisingly ok. It was a red eye of course so easy for them, but still, they nicely gave us all a quick drink and then turned down the lights and let us sleep till descent began. the Ethiopian flight to Addis was also fine - no Emirates of course - but the food was good and there were plenty of movies. We were...Jump to full entry
Jan 23, 2005 - In Limbo In Limbe.........
Limbe,Cameroon.By the beach in the shade of Mt Cameroon,West Africa's tallest mountain. Enough of the geography shite!!!! We're out of Nigeria thats reason enough to make Cameroon the best country ever visited.......... Another day or so spent here unwinding then off to Yaounde for the visa madness again....Jump to full entry