Tagged: nigeria

Hotel de France, Kano: sleeping in history

One thing I’ve learned in Nigeria: old hotels suck, new establishments give you some hope. But there’re a few exceptions, and the Hotel de France in Kano is one of them. This hotel...

African interiors: the descreet charm of objects (2/2)

Welcome to the second episode of my personal selection of African objects and spaces. It seems that you – well, some of you 🙂 – appreciated the first post, so here I am!...

My own top reasons to visit Nigeria

Falling in love with Nigeria can be either very hard or very easy, but travellers have no choice: it will be love at first sight. Nigeria (or Naija, as the youth proudly call...

African interiors: the discreet charm of objects (1/2)

Travelling to Africa offers us wonderful sights, countless memories, amazing encounters. But beside the landscapes, the experiences, and the people, what also capture our attention is the aesthetics of the objects and spaces...

Moving

Hora de reiniciar el viaje, ha sido estupendo relajarse por unos días en una ciudad acogedora después del estrés al atravesar la frontera Nigeriana. Cogemos las mochilas y nos dirigimos andado en plena...

Dieci piatti africani

Un breve viaggio nella gastronomia della Nigeria e non solo. Leccatevi i baffi, e che la ciprofloxacina sia con voi. # 1 – ĆŠAN WAKE (‘figlio dei fagioli’, Hausa), Nigeria settentrionale. Gnocchi di...

What’s going on in Nigeria?

The text that follows has been sent through the mailing list of the Megachad association. The author is Gerhard Muller-Kosack, a well-known etnographer working in the Mandara mountains area. The letter describes what’s...

Words from Bure, Nigeria

The Bure language (ISO code 639-3 [bvh]) is spoken by a few dozen people in the village of Bure (Kirfi LGA, Bauchi State, Nigeria). The language is not exactly in good shape: without...

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