Rarely do you meet someone visiting Liberia purely for tourism. Meet Danay Bustamente, who describes herself as a passionate traveler, dancer, and dreamer. When she visited Liberia in March of this year, it was the 89th country she had been to as she was making her way across West Africa by public transportation. A Cuban who lives in Germany, she had come from Nigeria and was going through Sierra Leone next.
Beyond the Lens is a series that highlight the wonderful people, places, nature, and culture that weave the fabric which is Liberia. William V. S. Tubman was the 19th president of Liberia and also regarded as “the father of modern Liberia.” About 10 minutes out of Totota, Tubman had an exotic getaway farm, which was…
On the commemoration of World Tourism Day in Liberia, stakeholders within the sector have advanced new concepts to improve the sector and make it sustainable for development.
I’ve only been to Yekepa once, but it was the most adventurous experience I’ve ever had in Liberia.
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.