Sierra Leone’s World Famous Footprint

Last night I stayed in Makeni’s MJ Motel, world famous for serving their morning omelet covered in a wet tissue and for having housed David Beckham for about seven hours early last year. As you walk into the reception, you can sense the pride:


Don’t get caught up in all the women watching Nigerian soap operas in the lobby, because then you’ll miss the picture of hotel management bequeathing presents upon the African-garbed David Beckham:


And only if you ask will they pull out their coup d’etat. Their pride and glory.  Their world famous footprint of David Beckham’s left hiking shoe:


The MJ Makeni: Come for the air conditioning, stay for the glamor.


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  1. I love this. Absolutely.

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