Have You Seen Nigeria: Calabar

What’s not to love? Clean streets highlighted by lush greenery, historical buildings and monuments, wide markets selling everything from fresh fish to Afrocentric art, the biggest carnival in Africa, and a warm and welcoming people.

We suggest to the makers of the dictionary that Calabar should be a synonym for the word “rest” in the lexicon of words. For instance, Fola needs to rest could also stand for “Fola needs to Calabar, or go to Calabar.” While we patiently wait for our application to be previewed, let’s take a virtual tour of a town you are bound to love. What’s not to love? Clean streets highlighted by lush greenery, historical buildings and monuments, wide markets selling everything from fresh fish to Afrocentric art, the biggest carnival in Africa, and a warm and welcoming people. Little wonder it’s also known as Canaan City

In this edition of Have You Seen Nigeria, we take you on a tour of this historic town brimming with simple delights. Your virtual vacation begins.

You have taken the virtual trip, how about a real trip now? Maybe a trip this July while the town is mostly quiet or a vacation this December when the biggest street party lights up the street? The decision is yours. There are also a lot of places to visit before or after your trip to Calabar. There are 36 states and hundreds of towns in Nigeria, all waiting for you to come see and taste of their beauty. Taste it all and kindly share your experiences with us on gtbankdigitalgroup@gmail.com. We can’t wait to hear from you