Shining Shimmering Splendid (Hotel) | Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Another very late review. Hotel Splendid is the official residence of  the mining company where I am working at until the Al Qaeda attack last January 15, 2016. The main target is this 4-star hotel at the center of Ouagadougou. Maybe because this is where diplomats, businessmen and other important people stay when in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. 30 people are dead with 18 different Nationalities. … Continue reading Shining Shimmering Splendid (Hotel) | Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Princess Yenenga Lodge | Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

According to my former boss, the Princess of Morocco once visited Burkina Faso and stayed in this hotel. And that’s the origin of the hotel’s name. Well, I’m not sure really with the origin of the name but some princess stayed in this hotel. And my boss stayed in her room. I don’t know how he discovered about it. Maybe there’s a shrine in the … Continue reading Princess Yenenga Lodge | Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Cappuccino| Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Maybe it’s too late to review Cappuccino now because since January 15, after the terror attack that killed 30 people (including one of the owners and their kid) in Hotel Splendid and in the nearby coffee shop Cappuccino, it is “temporarily” closed down. In quotations because I’m not really sure if they will open again. Since the attack, I kept on returning but no trace … Continue reading Cappuccino| Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso