- Last post from Cameroon!My stay in Cameroon has come to an end, and this post combines some information about health and sanitation here and a bit about my volunteer work. I will definitely miss the people here, but some aspects of Douala Posted by LizDykman in There and Back Again | May 14, 2013
- Modes of Transport in CameroonThere are various modes of transport in Douala, all with their pros and cons, but on balance - more cons.
Taxi – In Douala there is a sort of public transit system based on shared taxis. A taxi will slow Posted by LizDykman in There and Back Again | Apr 26, 2013
- Limbé, Cameroon
Limbé, Cameroon was just as hot as São Tomé on the day we visited. Our stay here included a long trek to see the former slave port of Bimbia, one of a 500 mile long string of slave fortresses Posted by HopeEakins in Sailing Around the World with TEDS | Apr 18, 2013
Cameroon is hot hot hot hot hot hot hot hot hot hot. The temperatures climbed to over 100 degrees and the humidity is about 85% and since there’s not much electricity, there is little air conditioning and running water Posted by HopeEakins in Around the World with Bill and Hope | Apr 16, 2013
- Cameroonian CuisineFirst, I need to respond to questions about whether I do any actual volunteering or just take trips out of town … yes, I am working for an organization called Youth Business Cameroon that promotes and supports youth entrepreneurship. Posted by LizDykman in There and Back Again | Apr 10, 2013
- Exploring CameroonI have two adventures to report on since my last post. I had the opportunity to travel outside of Douala the last two weekends, and it has done me good to get out of the dirty, noisy city. Posted by LizDykman in There and Back Again | Mar 25, 2013
- Communication in CameroonHello all and apologies for the tardiness of this post! The subject of this post is communication in Cameroon, by way of explanation/excuse. Though the other volunteers and I have spent a considerable sum on a wireless router and Posted by LizDykman in There and Back Again | Mar 15, 2013
- Douala - The Characters In my last post I told you that I am living at an orphanage. While I have had a few less than stellar moments during which my patience has not been up for the challenge, for the most part Posted by LizDykman in There and Back Again | Mar 4, 2013
- Douala, Cameroon
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- Maddy's ExperienceHey guys,
Here is a little update about the trip.
This trip has been the most incredible experience. We have gotten to meet so many incredible people and travel to so many interesting places. I think it is been eye-opening for all Posted by amphstravel in AMPHS International Travel | Jun 20, 2011
- Lindsay's Last Message from CameroonHello!
Yesterday we went to conduct interviews at Ribang and Kikii (about 1.5 hours from Yaounde). We got a bit mixed up on our meeting times and showed up a little over 3 hours early for the meetings. We Posted by amphstravel in AMPHS International Travel | Jun 20, 2011
- Lindsay's Point of ViewTwo days ago we went to the Zoo with Jean Marie (Cameroonian grandfather). It was really REALLY ghetto and depressing. The poor lions were bags of bones. The monkeys were escaping their shantylike cages. The viper Posted by amphstravel in AMPHS International Travel | Jun 16, 2011
- June 14, 2011 UpdateSara: Having broken our partnership with Sylvestre's organization, Charity Networks, due to irresolvable differences, we have some new partnerships underway. Tomorrow, we return to Esse to sign a legally binding partnership agreement with Fondation Gener Posted by amphstravel in AMPHS International Travel | Jun 16, 2011
- Photo Phlood
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- Sara's AccountsSara: I spoke at a town hall meeting yesterday in Esse, saying that we have a long of work ahead of us, but it's a journey we'll take together. The people presented us with gifts. Each of us Posted by amphstravel in AMPHS International Travel | Jun 8, 2011
- The Visit to Esse'Kelly: So we had a great few days, we have been visiting rural villages in different regions surrounding Yaounde. The differences between clinics and health care in the U.S. and Cameroon has been a huge culture shock for all Posted by amphstravel in AMPHS International Travel | Jun 8, 2011
- The First ImpressionsAfter a long flight, we were warmly welcomed into Yaounde by a large group of Cameroonians at the airport.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/388757 Posted by amphstravel in AMPHS International Travel | Jun 7, 2011
- Here for a good time, not a long timeJune 10th marked our entry into Cameroon, the 12th country encountered thus far, and it made for an interesting installment to say the least. Our driver, Chris, had heard of a supposed hippo trainer so we thought we’d check Posted by binderblog in [Into and] Out of Africa | Nov 2, 2009
- Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest WordTomorrow will be four weeks until my arrival in Kuala Lumpur and the damp sands of time don't fall through my hour glass of anticipation fast enough.
I've sorted out my finance. I’ve got my travel books. Posted by gavinbose in Travels Around The Far East | Aug 30, 2009
- Cameroonian adventures (Part 2)In our surveys we recorded human presence, such as snares and farmland in addition to any feeding or nesting signs of Chimpanzees or Gorillas. We saw several Chimp nests of various ages, but usually old ones, but no Gorilla nests. Posted by Chewbecki in Cameroonian adventures | Aug 11, 2009
- Cameroonian adventures (Part 1)Some of the most traumatic minutes of my life have been spent in Douala airport. On first arriving into Cameroon I was shunted through the airport by a group of men, they had grabbed my bag from the carousel before Posted by Chewbecki in Cameroonian adventures | Aug 11, 2009
- NIKIA: dancing with fire and snakes
“They are going to trouble you” Bas told me.
“No they are not” I insisted. “They don’t trouble women. They will trouble YOU, because you are with me.”
“Ah, but you are a white man. It is dif Posted by tamara_p in Witchcraft & Jujus in Cameroon | Jan 21, 2009
- A journey for a cold Coca-Cola and a meeting with the Juju's
Too hot too work and my head hurts. I think I need to go and get a cold coca-cola.
There are only 3 bars in the village that does cold drinks and even if it meant walking to one of t Posted by tamara_p in Witchcraft & Jujus in Cameroon | Jan 8, 2009
- The secret society of the King Makers
“Erik, where are we going? I need to go to Tangoh for the announcements from the King Makers”
“Can we stop in Baba? It is their market day”
“No. I cannot be late. I promise to come back t Posted by tamara_p in Witchcraft & Jujus in Cameroon | Jan 2, 2009
- Where to go in CameroonCameroon Overview
It is now a cliche to say that Cameroon is Africa in miniature but, as with cliches sometimes, there is an element of truth in the statement: everything you would expect Posted by KEMAYO in Getting there & away | Nov 12, 2008