All that my friend and I knew about Susanne Wenger, prior to visiting her house was the active part she played in restoring Osun-Osogbo Grove, matter-of-fact, I can say I'm quite lucky to have been to her House and the Grove, both tourist destinations were amazing! Originally, this post was supposed to be published last … Continue reading WHY SUSANNE WENGER’S HOUSE IS THE BEST CULTURAL CENTRE IN OSOGBO
On this occasion I want us to specially welcome the rain; it comes with a lot of talents, it creates memories, sometimes good memories while other times it awakens the gloom in the hearts of individuals. The rainy season is bound to come and when it does we must embrace it with warm arms. Sunshine … Continue reading RAINY DAY TRIPS: 7 TIPS FOR TRAVELLING IN RAINY SEASON
Genesis Art Gallery is situated at No 2, Bolarinwa Street, Off Iyana Camp Area, Ote Efun, Osogbo, Osun State and it's all angles of marvelous. The funny thing is I almost missed my visit to this virtuous gallery, I was sleeping when I suddenly remembered and I had to hurry to the location on a hot afternoon, that's a story for another day. The gallery is the second largest art gallery in South West, Nigeria just after Nike Arts Gallery.
Korope is to Osun as Danfo is to Lagos, they are both public transit buses that primarily operate within the states. There are also sharp contrasts between the buses and their operators (drivers). Starting with colour, the korope is painted blue (vinyl: yellow) while the danfo is yellow (vinyl: black). The korope’s colour bears a striking … Continue reading THE COMMERCIAL BUS EXPERIENCE: KOROPE VS DANFO
There’s basically no road regulation the driver didn’t break from reckless manoeuvres, over speeding, overtaking on the wrong side etc. To make matters worse, the headlamps of the vehicle were faulty, we landed in every pothole before we knew it was there. At a point, a lady threatened the driver, his reply was if his driving wasn’t good enough for her she should alight the bus. It was war, immediately we reached Ibadan, more than half of the passengers dismounted and wished me farewell.
The Corper laid on the pavement, drained of all energy. “What is the problem!”, the soldier ranted. “I cannot continue Sir, my body is not built for this”, he replied. Everyone laughed. He received the beating of his life till he got on his feet.