Grand Popo, Benin

Grand Popo, Benin

Grand Popo of Benin have nice beaches, nice resort s.If you are looking for a beach vacation in an exotic place, Grand Popo might be the place……although I will not come all the way to Benin for that:P

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Busua, Ghana

Busua, Ghana

There’s just too many beach towns in Ghana but Busua is definitely one of my favourite. Why? because it is the safest(and maybe the smalled) beach town in Ghana. Not too touristic and not as dirty as other major town. I can really relax over there:)

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Cape Coast, Ghana

Cape Coast, Ghana

Cape Coast is my favorite destination in Ghana because it has beautiful beaches and lots of history. To me, Ghana for sure is one of the easiest country to travel around West Africa but you still need to be Street Smart over there. Mugging and crimes are still high but violence are limited.

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Elmina, Ghana

Elmina, Ghana

Elmina, formerly known as Gold Coast house the oldest European building in existence below the Sahara-St. George’s castle. It is historically and indisputably the most important and oldest european building in the entire tropical world and americas. It was build by the Portuguese ten years before Christopher Columbus set foot on the “New World”. I was told Ghana used to have the biggest slave trade in Africa and St. George Castle is the biggest slave trade market.

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Abidjan, Grand Bassam and Aboisso, Cote d’ivoire

Abidjan, Grand Bassam and Aboisso, Cote d’ivoire

Abidjan is a coastal city lies on the south-east coast of the country in the Gulf of Guinea. When I first got there, my impression was Lot’s of cars, lots of buildings and lots of people! There was a Civil War previously in this country so you will see lots of UN people/trucks going around but now the country is safe to travel.

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Bakau, Gambia

Bakau, Gambia

When I first planned this trip, I never though I will go to Gambia. But when you are travelling, you always heard of people talking about a certain country nearby which always make you wanted to go there. Gambia is the one. When I was traveling around morocco, I told people I will fly to Dakar, everyone suggested me to go to Gambia also because it’s a place to relax:P So, after 2 days in Senegal, I decided I need to go there to take a look. I hired the same guide again who took me to Lac Rose and it’s freaking 350 Euro just to go there for 2 days! But flying there will be around US$580. Maybe I did the right choice to overland over there?????????

Senegal to Gambia

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