the night bus from Lagos
to Akwa Ibom State

arriving in Uyo the next morning

the Metro Hotel in Uyo, Capital of Akwa Ibom State

Metro Hotel's garden

in the garden

POW-POW tree

goverment buildings in Uyo

a public house

nice new houses

another new-built housing area

empty streets on Sunday morning

in Uyo



time for coconuts



Saint Lukes Hospital

the hospital's inner place

the rooms

the nurses


School of Nursing and Midwifery


new construction everywhere

Uyo's busy main street




out of town

in the village

at home

the new bicycle


the way to Abak


in Abak

village road

back there .. the old neighborhood

Good bye Abak, in the evening sun

  next page, travelling to Calabar


All photography by Bernd Noack