Tag Archives: Traffic

Luanda-Cam Back Online?

I’ve finally managed to organise a replacement for my broken old phone, and if all goes to plan I should take delivery of my new Blackberry Bold 9700 tomorrow afternoon. Of course this is Angola so things don’t often go … Continue reading

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Driving Around Town

Plan A (before we arrived): “Let’s get a 4×4 and we can drive ourselves everywhere in Luanda just like we did in Riyadh. It’ll be even better Karen because this time you’ll actually be allowed to get behind the wheel … Continue reading

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Last Night’s Traffic

We had a trip out last night to Belas Shopping Centre to see Toy Story 3D at Luanda’s biggest, poshest (ONLY) cinema. We didn’t get to see that movie in the end, but that’s another story for another time. Since … Continue reading

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Food Shopping

Yesterday’s trip to the supermarket(s) was hot, busy, eye-opening, smelly, frustrating, and funny. It began by meeting Dino, our new driver. Dino is Angolan and only speaks Portuguese (I only speak English), and I was glad he chose to greet … Continue reading

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Traffic Cam!

OK, I only got one request, but one comment from Tom is worth at least three ordinary ones so here you go with the aforementioned video clips: This is a quiet traffic day. I hope to capture some of the … Continue reading

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Traffic Cam Fail

Got back to Luanda this afternoon after my short business trip to the UK, and on the way from the airport to the embassy I suddenly remembered that my Blackberry has a video camera, so I took a couple of … Continue reading

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