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a stroll through Yaba and Lagos Island


training for the best
Saturday afternoon is a good time to explore some parts of the Mainland as traffic is much lighter than during the week. A perfect occasion to see what people do away from the rich islands of Ikoyi, Lekki and Victoria Island.
Well, kids play football, markets are packed and full of buzz like any other day, hawkers are also on the street. For some office people it is time for shopping.


MACK moving containers in Yaba
MACK moving containers in town
Yaba's streets are divided in horizontal layers: ground floor is for shops and markets, pedestrians carrying all sorts of things, cars and even lorries. Then from the 1st floor onwards, habitations, offices, clothes drying opportunities, balconies and air-conditionners.

keeping an eye on them
Market streets are full of people and merchandise, usually grouped by theme, the area of generators, padlocks, etc...

Abiola bookshop
Abiola Bookshop trumpeted
there are a few bookshops too.


walking to seize a new opportunity everyday

from Wiesbaden to Lagos


lagos island skyline

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