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Photos from our Recent Small Group Hiking Trip to Oke-Ado Mountain and Igbo-Ora Town, Oyo State

Photos from our Recent Small Group Hiking Trip to Oke-Ado Mountain and Igbo-Ora Town, Oyo State

The day started out beautiful and sunny; and despite the fuel scarcity in the bustling city of Lagos, nothing could dampen the mood we were in. We were all so happy to get out of Lagos for a day, away from our busy lives, breathe the fresh air of the countryside and do what we…

Upcoming Adventure Hiking Trip from Naijatreks: Oke-Ado Mountain and Igbo-Ora Town… Place Your Booking Now!!!

Upcoming Adventure Hiking Trip from Naijatreks: Oke-Ado Mountain and Igbo-Ora Town… Place Your Booking Now!!!

DATE: Saturday, 21st November, 2015 TOUR DURATION: One (1) Day. DESTINATION DETAILS: Oke-Ado Mountain lies about 70km north-west of Ibadan city, Oyo state and 170km north-east of Lagos city, southwestern Nigeria. The mountain, at the foot of which sits the ancient Ado-Awaye town, is composed of sky-high, massive granitic mountains. At the top of the…

The Vernacular Architecture of the Hidden Ancient Irefin Palace, Ibadan, SW Nigeria

The Vernacular Architecture of the  Hidden Ancient Irefin Palace, Ibadan, SW Nigeria

Ingenuity and wisdom, speaks the creative works of art which were wrought by the aged hands of our ancestors. These can be seen in the way they designed and built their houses and palaces in the days of old. These relics lie strewn across our fast growing cities in Nigeria; we walk and drive past…

Charming Natural Beaches in Okposo Village, Akwa Ibom State: #UnveilmyNaija Post 03

Charming Natural Beaches in Okposo Village, Akwa Ibom State: #UnveilmyNaija Post 03

Sunset at the natural beach in my village- Okposo village, Ibeno local government area, Akwa Ibom State.  –Christopher Tom, from Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Christopher Tom from Okposo Village, Akwa Ibom State in south-south Nigeria decided to share some lovely photos he took when he visited his village recently. It is amazing to see some…

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…

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…

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