life through the lens
After a couple of days stop-off in Morocco we continued on to Douala, Cameroon and headed straight for the coast at Limbe - November 2008.
The Central African Franc (CFA) is a common currency of 6 countries and is pegged to the Euro
The coastline at Limbe, with a faint view of Mt Cameroon on the left, an active volcano measuring over 4000 metres
Passing by one of the churches in Limbe
Chalets at the Miramar Hotel, Limbe
In colonial times Limbe was called Victoria, and as the name suggests was situated in Anglophone Cameroon.
Sunset over the Atlantic, Limbe
A pirogue sets out for a spot of fishing - Limbe
There's plenty of lizards in Cameroon.
View from a bridge - crossing the Limbe river, Limbe
Inside the Limbe Botanical Gardens, Limbe
Limbe Botanical Gardens, Limbe
Looking in vain for Equatorial Guinea.
Climbing, or rather stumbling over lava rock at Mile 11 near Limbe, scene of a 1999 and 2000 Mt Cameroon volcanic eruption
No I didn't take this photo - I got it from the guide (below) who witnessed the 1999 eruption - Mile 11, Limbe
Sandals aren't the best footwear for this area but you can get by if it's just a short walk - Mile 11, Limbe
The Hotel Seme Beach is a 5/10 minute walk from Mile 11 - Seme
The hotel is a convenient place for a drink if you're going to see the Mile 11 lava flow - Seme
The view from the 4th floor of the Akwa Palace Hotel, Douala
I had several other photos of Douala but lost all of them.
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