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Beautiful Photos from our Recent Small Group Trip to Badagry

Beautiful Photos from our Recent Small Group Trip to Badagry

Putting together the Badagry trip was a little challenging due to the crazy fuel scarcity in Nigeria at the time. However, the trip was a success and participants had great fun! See photos below:                 Embarking on the Popular Slave Route:              …

Notey’s first trip to Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State: #UnveilmyNaija Post 02

Notey’s first trip to Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State: #UnveilmyNaija Post 02

“I stand on Ibeno beach, entranced and hypnotized as the solemn waves of the ocean wash my feet and a gust of enchanting breeze embrace my skin”  -Notey Akpotive, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.   If you work 8-5 like me, then you know that a public holiday, any one at all is welcomed with great…

River Crossing near Wamba Village: #UnveilmyNaija Post 01

River Crossing near Wamba Village: #UnveilmyNaija Post 01

Villagers crossing a knee-deep river in Wamba, my local government area, Nassarawa State.  -Musa Danjuma, from Nassarawa State, Nigeria. Thanks to Musa Danjuma, an indigene of Nassarawa State in north-central Nigeria for sending us this beautiful picture of locals crossing a river high in the rugged mountains of Wamba area. This is the first entry…

Tell the World About Your Nigerian Hometown! #Unveilmynaija

Tell the World About Your Nigerian Hometown! #Unveilmynaija

  Having explored the nooks and crannies of Nigeria for over a decade, discovering and telling stories about the wealth of natural and cultural touristic potentials this country is endowed with, we have come to realize that we cannot tell this story alone. Beyond this, we even realized that we cannot tell the stories better…

Favorite Delicacies of the Nigerian Traveller

Favorite Delicacies of the Nigerian Traveller

The Nigerian traveller is always on the move, ready to take the next bus or flight to his destination as quickly as possible. Little wonder why Nigerians love food that’s easy to make and packs enough calories to get them through a busy day. Here is a list of delicacies the Nigerian traveller just can’t…

See Photos of Naijatreks’ recent trip to Ibadan- ‘The City of Brown Roofs’

See Photos of Naijatreks’ recent trip to Ibadan- ‘The City of Brown Roofs’

The day started on a low note. The parking lot in Victoria island, Lagos, where we had hoped to leave our cars while we take off to Ibadan in the tour bus wouldn’t open till 9AM that morning. We had to find a way to have all vehicles parked and secured. Second, some of our…

We visited the Legendary Aso-Oke Weavers of Iseyin, Oyo, Nigeria

We visited the Legendary Aso-Oke Weavers of Iseyin, Oyo, Nigeria

  You visit any Nigerian wedding party, and you see the ladies clad in colorful, elegant hand-loomed head ties and wrappers, and the men in Agbada (gowns) and fila (hats) made with the same fabric, and you wonder in amazement at the dexterity wrought by the hands that crafted these fabrics. The fabrics are popularly…

Looking For Some Romance, Excitement and Hot Valentine Deals? Explore Calabar!

Looking For Some Romance, Excitement and Hot Valentine Deals? Explore Calabar!

What some call the tourist’s paradise, Calabar is a little city surrounded by hills and plateaus. The streets of Calabar are serene and tidy, like you would expect in a 21st century city and the people are shielded from the worries of the ‘external world’ by the acres of green land that surround it. With…

Our last Trip for the Year: A Trip to Idanre Hills and a Chance to Experience the amazing Mare Mountain Climbing Festival -December 2014

Our last Trip for the Year: A Trip to Idanre Hills and a Chance to Experience the amazing Mare Mountain Climbing Festival -December 2014

DATE: 12th-14th December (Friday-Sunday). TOUR DURATION: Three (3) days (2 nights). SUMMARY OF ITINERARY: Friday- From our rendezvous point in Victoria Island, Lagos, the tour group will travel down to the old city of Akure in Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria, to visit the ancient Oba’s Palace of Akure which is well known for its legendary…

Akure Moat: A New Archeological Discovery in Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria?

Akure Moat: A New Archeological Discovery in Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria?

Recently, some of the inhabitants of Akure, Ondo State capital city in southwest Nigeria, began to suspect a preserved system of ditches, reposed within the compound of Archbishop Vining College of Theology. The network of ditches is about 270m long, with depth averaging 3m, width ranging between 4m-5m and is characterized by the typical smooth…

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