Category Archives: Abuja

Abuja Diary 14: Last Morning – II

Here are the last set of photographs from my last day in Abuja…

Abuja Diary 14: Last Morning – II

Here are the last set of photographs from my last day in Abuja…

Abuja Diary 13: Last Morning – I

You know how it goes: one very last morning, suitcase packed, checked in, and all that… so grab the camera and zoom out of the door…

Abuja Diary 13: Last Morning – I

You know how it goes: one very last morning, suitcase packed, checked in, and all that… so grab the camera and zoom out of the door…

Abuja Diary 12: The Granite Guys of Gishiri Hill – I

During last Saturday’s climb up a nearby hill we noticed groups of workers breaking stone from the hilltop and loading it into trucks. Yesterday morning I returned to the hill for a closer look.

Abuja Diary 12: The Granite Guys of Gishiri Hill – I

During last Saturday’s climb up a nearby hill we noticed groups of workers breaking stone from the hilltop and loading it into trucks. Yesterday morning I returned to the hill for a closer look.

Abuja Diary 11: Saturday Afternoon

A last minute change of plan sent us off on an afternoon trip to the city centre. However, like many non-organic cities, an actual centre is hard to find. In any case we began our trip just outside the Abuja National Mosque.

Abuja Diary 11: Saturday Afternoon

A last minute change of plan sent us off on an afternoon trip to the city centre. However, like many non-organic cities, an actual centre is hard to find. In any case we began our trip just outside the Abuja National Mosque.

Abuja Diary 10: Just Strolling

Itchy feet in the afternoon, and curiosity having a temper tantrum; we’re not very good at staying indoors. Just as we approached the point of boredom induced collapse, a bright spark of activity threw us out of the house and sent us off in a new direction. A walk down the other side of the road, a nose poke around the corner…

Abuja Diary 10: Just Strolling

Itchy feet in the afternoon, and curiosity having a temper tantrum; we’re not very good at staying indoors. Just as we approached the point of boredom induced collapse, a bright spark of activity threw us out of the house and sent us off in a new direction. A walk down the other side of the road, a nose poke around the corner…

Abuja Diary 9: The Old Parade Ground

One morning I took a ride to the Old Parade Ground with my brother in-law. He went for a box/kick-box workout; I took a look around.

Abuja Diary 9: The Old Parade Ground

One morning I took a ride to the Old Parade Ground with my brother in-law. He went for a box/kick-box workout; I took a look around.

Abuja Diary 8: Millennium Park

On this particular Sunday, we hopped into the car and drove off to Millennium Park. It’s Abuja’s primary outdoor chillout zone.

Abuja Diary 8: Millennium Park

On this particular Sunday, we hopped into the car and drove off to Millennium Park. It’s Abuja’s primary outdoor chillout zone.

Abuja Diary 7: A Taste of Gishiri

Today was a bit of a lazy day: shopping for supplies in the Cash & Carry —

Abuja Diary 7: A Taste of Gishiri

Today was a bit of a lazy day: shopping for supplies in the Cash & Carry —

Abuja Diary 6: Out and About

Another trip to another market. This time to Garki International Market.

Abuja Diary 6: Out and About

Another trip to another market. This time to Garki International Market.

Abuja Diary 5: To Market, To Market…

Images from a quick trip to Wuse Market…

Abuja Diary 5: To Market, To Market…

Images from a quick trip to Wuse Market…