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Postcard from Lagos – a white Christmas in Black Africa.

By iancochrane, published on Dec 26, 2013

...a startling white smile. “But you are lucky Sir, for we do have another form, and shall be most happy to see you again next week.”

When leaving, my security friend waves with one hand, gun hanging loosely in the other. I again bemoan the Jo’burg traffic, and my chances of being in Lagos by Christmas. It’s October already. There’s a frown as he listens, and that now familiar African shrug. He leans close. “Traffic? Here?” He turns, following my gaze to the bedlam outside. “As you are travelling to Nigeria Sir, I’m thinking you must learn to be an optimist.”

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Tags: christmas, travel, africa, lagos, postcard, lekki. nigeria, harmattan

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