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Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by sharpwriter(m): 7:26pm On Feb 28, 2019
Westaslave2:
Foolish pple

Why? What did yu see?
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by BLUEJAYY: 7:33pm On Feb 28, 2019
naturefellow:
ignorance would not kill you. Dey there dey deceive yourself.

Because you're not nature inclined or don't have tendency towards outdoor activity doesn't make others who do stupid or fake or phoney.

Nature is something we have in common with the western world. And here's a newsflash for you, outdoor activities as hiking and camping, backpacking, etc.is happening Nigeria, however on a small scale. But the trend is growing. Look up 'hiking/backpacking in Nigeria' online and get informed.

Every human black or white has a tendency to explore his natural environment. It would be pure folly to say such people are 'copying the west', just because one sees such only in the movies. Be there and let life pass you by!
Thanks for enlightening that fellow. People around this clime just struggle to survive and are totally rigid, thereby missing out on actually 'living' life. It's sad.

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Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by IceTrice01: 7:37pm On Feb 28, 2019
ticoticotico:
In the expense of us trying to live Oyinbo life we look ridiculously stupid

Certain things are not just meant for we Africans
You're just too foolish, even the quarter sense that you have, you aren't making use of it why?

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Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by Nobody: 7:38pm On Feb 28, 2019
TotoNaRubber:
if dem come kidnap you there Lagos state govt wont come to your rescue.

That's just the real truth. No place is safe in Nigeria. This would have been a fun idea but for the security situation is not worth the risk for me.

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Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by IceTrice01: 7:41pm On Feb 28, 2019
DonBenny77:
we you keep qwayet! He made a valid point.

Another fool seen

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Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by Westaslave2(f): 7:42pm On Feb 28, 2019
Harry4truth:
inasmuch as I would love to agree with you because of your very beautiful profile picture, I disagree with you.
luk at him , cheesy
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by Westaslave2(f): 7:43pm On Feb 28, 2019
sharpwriter:


Why? What did yu see?
i see things grin
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by DonBenny77(m): 7:45pm On Feb 28, 2019
IceTrice01:

Another fool seen
you must be in pains, sorry
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by aalangel(f): 7:47pm On Feb 28, 2019
Nice...very nice...
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by LZAA: 7:53pm On Feb 28, 2019
happney65:
Shey una fuckkkk for there abi una no fucccck?Na wetin me wan know be that
grin grin
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by ddjay: 7:58pm On Feb 28, 2019
tourismlove:
Once again I teamed up with my good friend Koyejo Sofoluwe(@KINGFISHEREcHo) and a group of tourists for an overnight camping experience at Lufasi Park. We had our last overnight camping experience at Enukunmi Eleko Beach, you can read more about it here https://www.nairaland.com/4943290/nairalander-shares-overnight-beach-camping

This time around it was Lufasi Park. A brief history; Lufasi stands Lekki Urban Forest and Animal Sanctuary Initiative. Lufasi was founded on the 4th January 2013, by Mr. Desmond Majekodunmi as a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to actively participate in the protection and preservation of natural habitats in urban areas as well as to play an active role in the realization of sustainable development programs in Nigeria.

LUFASI has pristine Forest Reserve and Nature Park that sits on 20hectres along the Lekki-Epe Expressway with a nature-themed leisure play-park and animal sanctuary.

Enough of history, now to our camping experience; the team set out for Lufasi from Alagomeji at 3:50pm. The journey was an exciting one; everyone got to introduce themselves and talk about what they do. The journey was smooth and gridlock free.

We got to Lufasi Park within an hour. We started off with a quick tour of the park. We saw the horses, donkeys, tortoise, African civet and wide variety of birds, monkeys and fresh lush vegetation. Honestly we saw a lot of animals but I cannot remember them all. After the tour, we proceeded further into the forest in picking a camp site.

On selecting a camp site, it was now time to set up tents, drop our bags, set up the camp fire and prepare dinner.

After all was said and done, it was time to get down to the business of the day. We played a lot of games, danced, sang, karaoke, ate and networked. Our facilitator also gave us a talk on the importance of spending time in the forest. Here are some of the things He said; camping in the forests helps
- Lower stress levels
- Lower blood pressure
- Increased immunity to sickness
- Increased inner peace and happiness

We all finally slept around 4am but were all up by 8am for a forest walk and forest bathing (shinrin-yoku). Forest bathing simply means taking in the forest atmosphere. After our forest bathing, we returned to our camp site to have our breakfast, played some more games, had a talk on the preservation of the ecotourism and finally decamped at 12noon.

Learning Points
- Forest camping is a fun activity and should be greatly encouraged.
- Other parks in Nigeria should also encourage overnight camping by tourists.
- Stop illicit bush burning.
- Nigeria needs to utilize her forest resources more.

I leave you with these quotes of Albert Einstein “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better”.

Let our pictures do the remaining talking.

Credits: TourguideRotimi
Source: http://www.tourguidenigeria.com/2019/02/our-overnight-camping-at-lufasi-park.html

No wahala, if somtin kom bite una 4 dia, we go tell una sorry, relax allow d tins bite una, we deg una side
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by sharpwriter(m): 8:15pm On Feb 28, 2019
Westaslave2:
i see things grin

Expand your revelation to me dear wink wink make me see too.
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by ehix89(m): 8:16pm On Feb 28, 2019
Life is too short, lemme join the group so i make it to the next trip jare....every day hustle hustle hustle
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by Harlaan007(m): 8:26pm On Feb 28, 2019
Wow! Lufasi park is at my door step but funny enough i don't know how it look like

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Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by chuks000(m): 8:28pm On Feb 28, 2019
tourismlove:


I definitely will. We are planning a day trip for friends, families and loved ones for Easter Monday. Here is the link to join http://toursnigeria.com/tour-package/



If you will have any camping in May or June, I will definitely join
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by waleScotts(m): 8:37pm On Feb 28, 2019
studio14:
una fork?
no they spoon

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Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by Mhjgembu: 8:42pm On Feb 28, 2019
We die here as Nairaland celebration go on
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by Icon79(m): 9:05pm On Feb 28, 2019
Good idea. They definitely need more girls. I can't even imagine only 3 girls for all those guys. I am sure those girls all went home sore angry sad shocked

BecaciaBarbie:

Op, please inform me of the next one...i'd love to be a part of it please...or just add me up.
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by Reeses: 9:11pm On Feb 28, 2019
DonBenny77:
we you keep qwayet! He made a valid point.
You keep quiet and no he made a dump point.
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by MobilityExpress: 9:18pm On Feb 28, 2019
Been to Lufasi park before, not too far after LBS. Really cool and serene place. Prefer it to LCC. Didn't know they do overnight camping though.
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by bayocanny: 9:22pm On Feb 28, 2019
laraoge:
Me likey ... cool
let's join there next vacation, bills on me cool
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by AnthonyAk(m): 9:30pm On Feb 28, 2019
nice , need to be able to do . more outdoor activities at home without fear
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by bigtt76(f): 9:41pm On Feb 28, 2019
Was just scrolling to see messages like this. Nairaland never ceases to amaze you cheesy cheesy cheesy



happney65:
Shey una fuckkkk for there abi una no fucccck?Na wetin me wan know be that
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by octavian(m): 9:55pm On Feb 28, 2019
BLUEJAYY:
Oh yeah! grin

We did follow food storage regulations given to us by the park rangers and we were totally fine. We didn't spot a bear though.

One lady brought a bear spray but it was confiscated by authorities as it is labeled a weapon and therefore prohibited in the park. smiley

Loll cool stuff, hoping to visit Lake Tahoe next time heard it's a nice place as well

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Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by Oladisa: 10:01pm On Feb 28, 2019
is there a place of attraction like this in Ibadan?
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by DavidEsq(m): 10:10pm On Feb 28, 2019
TotoNaRubber:
if dem come kidnap you there Lagos state govt wont come to your rescue.
Just leave him, let him forming foreign there. I even see oda potential kidnap victims clamouring to be updated on th next kidnap risky journey. OP is yakking about benefits of bush camping. He forgot to complete the list with: exposure to deadly rabid rats, jackals (if u have read Wilbur Smith's "sound of Thunder", "when the sparrow falls" and "when the lion feeds", dem no go advise u at all). When a rabid jackal rushes outta a nearby bush and sinks it's yellow teeth, laced with rabies in ur left yansh, just know say e don be for u. OP wehdon ehn

Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by Chookym(m): 10:25pm On Feb 28, 2019
Lufasi pack is a beautiful place. Been there before
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by BecaciaBarbie(f): 10:37pm On Feb 28, 2019
Icon79:
Good idea. They definitely need more girls. I can't even imagine only 3 girls for all those guys. I am sure those girls all went home sore angry sad shocked

Haha you guys are always making me laugh so much grin
Re: A Nairalander Shares Overnight Camping At Lufasi Park Lekki by IamFreshprince(m): 11:03pm On Feb 28, 2019
I sight you Ajibade...✌✌✌
tourismlove:
more pictures

YOU CAN JOIN US ON OUR NEXT TRIP BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK http://toursnigeria.com/tour-package/

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