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#Pulse36 Day 8: Asaba calls

Today is our first day of rest.

Before weeven set out, one advice Travel writer, Pelu Awofeso gave was “rest every 6/7days”. So it’s safe to say we were just following advice.

So maybewe’ll just recap.

Our Day 1.

WasSunday. July 2. Our first stop was Ijebu-Igbo. Oke-Ire to be specific. There wefound the tomb believed to hold the body of the Queen of Sheba, BilikisuSungbo.

Queen of Sheba, Bilikisu Sungbo's graveplay

Queen of Sheba, Bilikisu Sungbo’s grave

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Day 2.

Weweren’t shown around the palace of the Awujale of Ijebu Land, but we stillmanaged to grab a photo or two.

Benin Cityplay

Benin City

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Then offwe went to Ore, the food bus stop of Nigeria. Then Ondo Town, where someone isnever met before insisted he pay for our hotel for the night. Bless his soul.

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Day 3 wasfor Idanre:

Here, weclimbed and explored 800 years of history at Idanre Hills.

Idanre Townplay

Idanre Town

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Beautifulplace.

Day 4 was for Benin.

But wemade a quick stop at Ore. Said bye bye to new friends we might never see again.Then we were off Benin City. 5 minutes in and we were already in the hands ofthe police. Just their routine bullying and tensioning.

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We hadequally amazing hosts here. Ring Road blew our minds.

Day 5 wasa UNIBEN kinda day.

And wewere blown away by the incredible art we saw everywhere. So much so, we had tocome back;

On Day 6:

We spoketo more students about their art. And more. And more.

Day 7 wasfor Wafi.

And wehad the most amazing hosts in Warri. From Collins to Oreva, to Kevwe.

Discussing with our host Collins, Oreva, Kevwe in Warriplay

Discussing with our host Collins, Oreva, Kevwe in Warri

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It’s Day8.

That's Roland in white. Hosted us for one night and it was amazing.play

That’s Roland in white. Hosted us for one night and it was amazing.

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And Asabais calling, the stories it holds are endless. And so we must answer.

*All photos were shot on the Samsung Galaxy S8+.

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