So, the earlier you book, the better the deal. We'll then continue through a landscape dotted with charming smallholdings where farmers will be going about their daily business. Lagos can trace its history back to the Roman Empire, so on arrival look for fascinating relics such as the 5th century town walls and the ruins of an ancient slave market. The pretty marina is a draw for visitors and locals alike, and it's a great place for us to stop for a drink. Back at the hotel, we'll gather to enjoy dinner.