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Hiking Ekoyi Iheaka Holy Mountain

Hiking Ekoyi Iheaka Holy Mountain “Remember to follow only beaten trail and watch out for animal foot print and poo.” our guide voice echoed around the valley as we followed the tiny trail close to the foothill. the hills the trail   The vegetation hid some view of the hill from us. We looked around for sticks to aid our ascent uphill but what was available were rotten cassava stems. We gave up the search when we found out...

Iva Valley Coal Mine: The Source of Mmri Ocha

Iva Valley Coal Mine: The Source of Mmri Ocha  The cool breeze flitted here and there; and the air smelt of freshness, the vegetation looked greener than ever since the last time I hiked here.  Melodious sound from birds and other animal echoed all around the forest. The journey to Iva valley coal mine was a bumpy ride and our vehicle got stuck in the sandy road several times. We have been on the lonely road for too...

Akwuke Beach: The Fulani Settlement

   Akwuke Beach: the Fulani settlement    The locals spoke of two Fulani settlements that nestled atop the two sandy hills parted by the swift Iyama River.  So we decided to see for ourselves. The hot sand scorched our feet badly that we were forced to put on back our shoes. Some group of persons who came for picnic were busy running up and down the hill. The others noisily cheered them up. Our ascent upon the sandy...