Monthly Archives: March 2008

Tent Making – Part 1

As part of the GTV mobile story sharing project I have been tasked with creating a Liberian designed shade covering for the back of our 4Runner that the GTV system will ride around in. The idea is that it’ll keep … Continue reading

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PA’s Express

I had the pleasure of eating at PA’s Express for lunch today. PA’s Express is located on the ground floor of PA’s Rib house, which is located off of Airfield Road, Sinkor, Monrovia. Just follow the signs you can’t miss … Continue reading

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Ghana

This past weekend David McCann became my most international friend. To date we have spent time together in 3 different countries on 3 different continents. So far we’ve both made it to Ghana, Chile, and of course The Sates. David … Continue reading

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GATECH-1

This past week Georgia Tech purchased a vehicle for their mobile video story sharing project. The idea is that we’ll put a PC with a video camera in the back of an SUV and drive it around Liberia. We’ll have … Continue reading

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Robertsport

This past Sunday Kevin, Marcel, Peter and I went to Robertsport to go surfing. Kevin and Marcel work for Samaritan’s Purse. Peter is a local who surfer, who has made friends with the Samaritan’s Purse guys. I woke-up at 5:30am, … Continue reading

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Electricity is coming

This week I noticed power poles going up in Monrovia. The Liberian Electric Company (LEC) is using huge generators to supply parts of Monrovia with electricity. As I understand it power runs for 21 hours a day. I’m also told … Continue reading

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The Red Lion Pub

The Red Lion is a proper brutish pub. I’m not British so some may debate this, but with darts, beer on tap, and football on the widescreen, I don’t know what more you could want. Well… actually I want Strongbow … Continue reading

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Bar at The Plaza Pizzeria

The Plaza Pizzeria, located next to city hall on Tubman Blvd in Monrovia, has added a bar area to their establishment. They were building it when I was here in May 2007, and it’s now open. I walked in the … Continue reading

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Sushi at the Mamba Point Hotel

When my boss was in town we ate at the sushi restaurant in the Mamba Point Hotel. This place had the ambiance, design, and finish down, first world all the way. We could only find one exposed wire in the … Continue reading

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P.A.’s Rib House

So I’ve decided to write little reviews of the new restaurants I’ve been to. Now I know I’m in no way qualified to do this. There are much better writers out there, and certainly much more refined tastes. But no … Continue reading

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