Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Cameroonian Wedding

We were invited to the wedding of  Zédou and Julie in Foumbot on Nov. 19, 2011.  Zédou (a branch manager of Advans Cameroon) and Julie are based in Yaoundé, but they both hail from Foumban and Foumbot (West Cameroon), hence … Continue reading

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My Douala is Moving!

“Moving” is an old boxing-club and I think the oldest gym in town. When I came to Douala three years ago there was another Swedish woman living here – Bibi  – and I was so fortunate to have her. When … Continue reading

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In Marché Congo

The pouring rain and the early hour have done nothing to stop the bustle in what is called the Marché Congo. I am here to buy some curtain rings and as usual I am struck by the other worldliness of … Continue reading

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