Tag Archive: Liberia

Hotel Ducor – The Abandoned Queen of West Africa

Abandoned, stripped and gutted, the Hotel Ducor looks out over Monrovia.  The hotel was built in 1960 with 8 floors and 106 rooms.  The hotel, run by Intercontinental Hotels, has played home to the… Continue reading

Ebola Graffiti – Liberia

Poignant Ebola graffiti on the roof of the abandoned Hotel Ducor in Monrovia.

Liberia Part 2: Sign of the Times

Ten years ago, I flew into Liberia in the wake of an agreement that ended the Liberian civil war. The country was a mess…devastated, ruined, but hungry for peace. There was a complete… Continue reading

Liberia Part 1: The Ten Year Round-trip

This weekend, instead of looking forward to another week in New York, I’m packing for a trip to Liberia. I was last in Liberia ten years ago as the Second Liberian Civil War ended… Continue reading