For the first time ever, the area around Roberts International Airport will include an international hotel that will provide lodging and leisure services to travelers, business executives and other patrons of the airport.
Despite the closeness in diplomatic ties, Liberia has one of the highest US visa refusal rates. The country ranks fourth after Cuba, Afghanistan, and Mauritania.
By 6:30 a.m., the roosters in the yard join together to practice their competitive crowing. I can only assume the category for which they are entering the contest is stamina.
I could not get it together this morning. I wasn’t dressed and out of my room until nearly 11:30 a.m. today – fine for a weekend in Atlanta, but a huge set back to the daily grind in Liberia.
This rainy season, travelers making their way by road to Maryland would be advised to take the route through Grand Kru and River Cess.
“Meet me outside the gate,” my friend directs. I step outside of the compound and ease into the heaven that is an air conditioned car. I literally have a few seconds of being in a state of complete euphoria.
Venturing to Grand Cape Mount County, Liberia is quite a special experience. Home of the Vai people and a delicious little dish called Cassava Leaf, after a visit here, one will surely want to return time and time again.
Our adventurer continues on with her first trip ever to Liberia. This time, she experiences Red Light Market.