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Experience: RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas, Liberia

A review of RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas in Monrovia, Liberia on the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Unique luxury option right on the beach near Monrovia. Excellent reception and concierge services. Caring for and working with the local community. Great restaurant, bar, and activities. Background RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas is a luxury hotel … Continue reading Experience: RLJ Kendeja Resort & Villas, Liberia

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Experience: Seabreeze Resort Samoa

A review of Seabreeze Resort in Samoa on the trip Pacifying the Pacific. Highlights Incredible private bay location. Luxurious villas and rooms. Casual fine dining with fresh ingredients. Background Started by an English/Australian couple that relocated to Samoa years ago, Seabreeze brings international luxury and style to an idyllic beachside location. With deep roots in … Continue reading Experience: Seabreeze Resort Samoa

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Experience: Riviera Royal Hotel, Conakry

A review of the Riviera Royal Hotel in Conakry, Guinea from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Modern rooms with excellent amenities. Relaxing outdoor pool and restaurant area. Safe location with security. Many onsite activities like a casino, night club, and tennis courts. Background Originally built in the 60s, this hotel property was recently acquired … Continue reading Experience: Riviera Royal Hotel, Conakry

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Guadalcanal Revisited

Spending an impromptu week in Guadalcanal of the Solomon Islands and seeing some excellent World War II sights on the trip, Pacifying the Pacific. Journey I returned to the Solomon Islands because I needed to transit in Nauru and Honiara was the economical choice. I also wanted to explore the Guadalcanal more in depth. This … Continue reading Guadalcanal Revisited

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Stantastic Tour

Planning and starting a Stanstastic Tour through the “stans”! The “stans” have been on my list for awhile now and I finally am about to undertake a tricky trip to Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and finally Pakistan. If all goes well I would have explore some of the great sights of seven new … Continue reading Stantastic Tour

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Experience: Pestana Tropico, Cape Verde

A review of Pestana Tropico in Cape Verde from the trip Wandering West Africa. Highlights Great location with sea views. Large outdoor pool and lounging area. Comfortable spacious rooms with free wifi. Friendly outgoing service. Background Pestana Tropico is located in Cidada da Praia, the capital of Cape Verde. The hotel is considered one of … Continue reading Experience: Pestana Tropico, Cape Verde

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Experience: Hotel Halima, Nouakchott

A review of Hotel Halima in Nouakchott from the Wandering West Africa trip. Highlights Conveniently located near embassies and points of interest. Traditionally decorated rooms for a cultural experience. Great restaurant and room service. Friendly service and professional management. Background The hotel is located in the center of town just northwest of the Presidential Palace … Continue reading Experience: Hotel Halima, Nouakchott

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Experience: Coimbra Hotel and Spa, Guinea-Bissau

A review of the Coimbra Hotel and Spa in Guinea-Bissau from the Wandering West Africa trip. Highlights Popular restaurant for visitors and locals alike. Large garden space terrace with parrots. Central safe location. Great service by Portuguese management. Background Situated at the central point of Bissau-Guinea’s largest city, Bissau, Coimbra Hotel and Spa displays its … Continue reading Experience: Coimbra Hotel and Spa, Guinea-Bissau

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Experience: Kairaba Beach Hotel, The Gambia

A review of Kairaba Beach Hotel in Kololi, The Gambia from the adventure Wandering West Africa. Highlights Central location in tourist hotspot and on the beach Friendly staff Well kept pool and garden area Fun to interact with cheeky monkeys during breakfast Background Located on the coast of The Gambia in West Africa, with a … Continue reading Experience: Kairaba Beach Hotel, The Gambia