All The Juicy Gists From Our Trip To Badagry Slave Relics Museum And Beach!

A Trip To Badagry.

It was quite an experience on the 27th of May 2017,when TWTW decided to go on a tour/sightseeing to Badagry museum.

It wasn’t all fun when the journey started and we realized that the driver was not conversant with the route to Badagry (He had never been there!), going round and round and reversing,we found ourselves on the route to Ibadan whereas we planned to go to Badagry (hahaha, we no want lost o) but there is a saying which says that one who asks for directions, never misses his route, so we asked and then got on the right route.

But the day wasn’t done with us as Lagos traffic decided to show us its true colour, coupled with the sizzling sun which tried to dampen our spirits but alas we got to our destination and all stress was forgotten.

We saw the relics from the slave era ranging from heavy chains used on the slaves to hinder their movement, the items used in exchange of slaves( a bottle of dry gin in exchange for 10 men, a kettle for 20men, a Canon gun for 100 men etc), we also visited the first storey building in Nigeria built in 1845, there we saw the first Yoruba translated Bible by Bishop Ajayi Crowther.

Next we got into a boat that took us across, where we would walk to the beach. The route to the beach was/is referred to as the route of the journey of no return (journey to unknown destination) where the captured men/women/children were shipped out of the country. On the route to the beach, we came across a well, which the guide called the attenuation well, from which the slaves were forced to drink from and they forgot who they were.

At the attenuation well..

 

We finally got to the beach and the waves were calming to the nerves and helped to relax us after the 30minutes + walk to the beach.


The experience was FUN and the journey back home was much easier and smoother because there was no traffic.

 

*#Lessons- our journey to the destination was not smooth and pleasant but when we got there we forgot about the troubles (The road where you are now in life, may not be pleasant but as you continue and are persistent, you will get to your destination and the Goodies which it holds surpasses the trouble encountered)

#We also got to know that Cows could swim (we never knew that piece of information before then) 🙂

Nnenna your girl is the one right in front of the camera

Written by Nnnenna

 

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In need of some good ol’ relaxation and good memories?

Join us for our next trip to La campagne tropicana resort!

La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort, is a 65 acre tranquil paradise located just an hour’s drive from Victoria Island in Lagos State.
This 5 star Resort offers a unique blend of natural environments which include,a fresh water lake, accessible mangrove forest, a savannah, extensive sandy beach and the warm Atlantic sea.
Some of the activities you can enjoy at this exciting place are canoeing, hiking, hunting, horse riding, beach volleyball, beach football, snorkeling and ocean water fishing.etc

Join us on Saturday, October 7th 2017,as we have an adventure @La Campagne Tropicana Resort, Lagos..

 

Fee: 10,000 naira (covers entry fee, Transportation and feeding)

 

Pay into:

Frances Okoro

0153528160

Gtbank

And confirm by sending an email to, twtwtravelandtours@gmail.com

 

See you God willing!

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Written By The Women At The Well at Written By The Women At The Well
The Women At The Well is a Christian Ladies group that is committed to raising women filled with Jesus.
We know that NOW, only Jesus can fill up our empty spaces.
We are based in Lagos Nigeria and hold live meets every third quarter of the year.

And we would be glad to have you join us. Mail 4thewomenatthewell@gmail.com
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