Saturday, March 24, 2012

Nneka's Christmas trip to Lagos (2011-2012)

Hi everyone,

I'm really glad everyone's enjoyed my pictures of Lagos, and thanks for all the compliments on my photography, woot woot *sings* we're moving on up... lol.

Life in Nigeria's not bad at all, similar to life in ATL. No matter where you go you just have to make the best of it. I have a lot of fun in Lagos, everyone "seems" nice and everyone warns you about everyone else being fake. I haven't really talked about people here or dating etc, but Lagos is wild, i joke it's Babylon.

Christmas time feels like spring break, and well I called it spring break. Let me explain. Spring break is a week in the United States when students get a week around March (give or take a week). During this week a lot of college kids travel to fun destinations warm destinations like Miami (you can blog search my spring breaks *top right of blog there's a search bar*). It's college kids, alcohol, LOADS OF PEOPLE & LOTS OF PARTYING, crazy fun, you meet a lot of people from different places, everyone's on holiday and trying to have fun.

So Christmas time in Nigeria, people are off work for a week or two; schools out; imports come in ( a lot of kids school abroad, and a good percentage come home for christmas), lots of weddings happen, lots of events, lots of fun, lots of clubs, lots of parties, christmas flings, food, food, beach parties, it's Vegas here, and of course warm weather.

So after months of staying here i missed my friends that i made the 10 years I lived in Atl, and begged my cousin/ one of my bff's Nneka to come to Nigeria for christmas. Bear in mind Nneka's only been here once before. Eitherways she agreed (love you Nneka!!), bought a ticket, and came to Nigeria.

I'm a "village chick" lol, Easters, Christmas are normally spent in the village, never spent christmas in the city/ Lagos well except 6 christmas' in Atlanta. So it was our first time spending christmas in lagos which everyone should do once to three times, after that I hear it gets old, kinda like spring break in the same city.

Here's Nneka's trip to Lagos, Nigeria, so you can pretend that it's you visiting Lagos (in the past I showed you my friends trips to Dubai, so this shouldn't be a new concept seeing a post thru someone else's eyes that isn't me, and I think you'll enjoy it..)

All pics are owned by Nneka. (i put a blog stamp on em cuz last time someone stole my friends Dubai pics, and the blog post I wrote as pretended she, the thief was the person on the trip. Crazy things people do on the net smh)


CREATIVE FOCUS

A few selected vendors were showcasing their products at the Creative Focus 2 day event at Federal Palace. So we went to check out Sheizadiva, and other friends who were showcasing their product.
Nneka & I beside Jini's stand
they were one of the event sponsors

Kili (previous posts in atl), Carmen (came to Nigeria again) Ejeme (Jini)



both their outfits, hair etc are from Sheizadiva


she liked the cushion walls at Fed Palace



Some jand (UK) people threw a party at Deuces and since a bunch of fam & friends live there...



LMAO i love this pic


Trace TV (kinda like MTV) had an event at Eko Hotel
Nneka & Lola

me & Van (we went to boarding school together)


they hosted, so basically drinks by them, not my style i like sweet stuff, but chugged a gulp, ick!

Nneka's so stylish, everytime she's on my blog people email me/ comment on the post asking bout where she got stuff. This time if anyone has a question abeg ask below, let me force her to come and answer herself
 Nneka also a hair stylist & makeup artist in the US based in ATL, so if you want the hookup hit her up (email or fb her)


a bunch of artists started performing

Windeck! Windeck!





after Eko, we hit up Liquid Nightclub to finish rocking.



There was a dinner @ the Oriental Hotel

Pretty Nigerian Girls :)





IT'S A NEW YEAR!

was meant to get here new year's eve, lol was late for that.
Jan 1st 2012






Later that day after the going for mass, My aunt & uncle invited the whole fam and some friends out to lunch at Oriental

our section, grown kids table lol

Chapman's a very popular non alcoholic beverage here that's tasty!



A bunch of friends invited us out to this pool party. you know when everyone invites you to a party but at the end your wondering who the heck owns this place? lol. Eitherways this house was crazy! Nice pool, huge space, nice cars, Jetty, ocean, basically the only thing missing was Rick Ross, a music video crew and a helipad. I kid you not.




Wedding time
she likes the ceiling (lol you can see my younger cousin sitting down left side, eyes closed/ blinking)








C'mon she had to check out the beach. A few friends were heading to a private beach her last weekend here

webcam pic of me before leaving









lol smh I didn't know this silly goat was grabbing my boobs






Me & Nneka --- Im wearing her Grey Ant Sunglasses!! I LOVE EM SO MUCH. (bb pic)

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her bros, cousins, friends




lol ejeme's sooo goofy #love it















So those are all the pics Nneka took in Nigeria, hope you enjoyed checking out her trip to Lagos, Nigeria. She couldnt wait to show friends pictures and tell em how much fund Nigeria could be. Plus food's amazing here, chinese, indian, lebanese, you name it we got it.

& a big thanks to Nneka for letting me share her trip with yall/ esp since I didn't take any pictures while she was in Nigeria.

Love Bombchell.

13 comments:

  1. Lol how funny! I was at 2 of these events.
    The cococure (UK) party & the wedding.
    I can swear I see my friend & I in one of the crowd pictures.
    Lol
    Awesome photos! Looks like fun times.

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  2. I seriously want to steal everything in Nneka's closet, espeically the 1st dress, the printed teal one...She dresses like the way I want to dress.

    xo SARMIN

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  3. You do realize people can still steal your photos and crop out your watermark? Sounds a bit extra, but hey, if someone can pretend to be you, you can't rule out anything. I think your watermarks should be placed squarely in the middle of the photo. My $0.02

    Love your pictures as always and desperately want your life. Lol.

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  4. Oh i love Aunty Uche's hat.

    I think i was at the same Eko Hotel event as well where Cabo Snoop and other performed.
    *sigh* Lagos in Dec is always a blast.

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  5. As a fellow naija girl you already know i love this blog!
    now following.

    my blog is www.nappyheads.net.
    check it out =)

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  6. There is also a place here in Portugal called Lagos :) I love your pink dress, it's adorable!

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  7. I've always wanted to visit Africa. Cape Town. Nigeria. Ghana. Senegal. Love the music. Nigerian women, in particular, are gorgeous. Case in point... that bald woman in your pics. Damn. Question... how safe is Nigeria, in particular? Have you been to any other African countries? If so, how does it compare?

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  8. girl with she shaved head is too f$%@ing fierce... looks like tons of fun too!

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  9. Wow, looks like so much fun!! Love your style! BTW, first time on your blog and loved it! I am your newest follower. I'd appreciate if you could follow me back! Thanks!
    Hope you are having a wonderful day!
    -Jyoti
    Style-Delights Blog
    Let's Twitter Together

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  10. Fun fun fun... love the black one-piece swimsuit... and yeah, ur cousin's sunglasses are hot!

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  11. i love Nneka's hair. she's pretty stylish.

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  12. beautiful pictures. you obviously had fun. thumbs up!

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  13. Wow, what excitement. Thanks once again for sharing, its always so cool to see what other people are up too.

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