life through the lens
From Bitam in Gabon it's less than 30 minutes to the Cameroon border at Amban, and on to Yaounde - December 2008.
The Central African Franc (CFA) is a common currency of 6 countries and is pegged to the Euro
Go to Mont Febe for great views of the capital, Yaounde
The swimming pool of Hotel Mont Febe overlooks Yaounde
A mural adorns a building at Place de l'Independance, Yaounde
Place de l'Independance, central Yaounde
I'm guessing this statue represents the struggle for independence (achieved in 1960) - Place de l'Independance, Yaounde
I felt the city was a bit soulless and lacking in character. Areas to the south of the centre are livelier - Yaounde
The coastal waters at Kribi
Kribi is about a 3 hour drive south of Douala
Zooming in on Hotel de l'Ocean, Kribi
Luckily the monstrosity that is the (defunct) extension to the Hotel Palm Beach Plus is just out of view in this photo - Kribi
A 5/10 minute walk south of the Palm Beach Plus and you'll get to this point - Kribi
Rocks on Kribi beach
Early evening at Hotel de l'Ocean, Kribi
Kribi town centre is a hive of activity
Traditional and modern, Kribi.
The Auberge du Phare's restaurant has a great setting on Kribi beach
There's plenty of lizards (and birds) for company at Auberge du Phare, Kribi
The 'phare' itself - Kribi's lighthouse at full moon
A short drive south of Kribi are the Lobe waterfalls, Kribi
The Lobe waterfalls are set in a bay 7kms from the beach hotels of Kribi
Birdlife at Lobe waterfalls, Kribi
Lobe waterfalls, Kribi
A beach stroll from Lobe falls to Hotel Ilomba, Kribi
Hotel Ilomba's beach-bar near Lobe waterfalls, Kribi
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