My Favourite Cities in Africa

Welcome to another look at some of my favourite cities, and this week I am looking at the continent of Africa! Now, Africa is not necessarily a continent where cities are the main reason to visit. In fact, its attractions are generally outside cities when you think safaris, mountains, jungles, islands and the like. Some …

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Discovering the capitals of West Africa

West Africa is not the first region people think of travelling to, especially from the west. The capital cities are often where the most money may be – in any country, not just in Africa – and they often can shine a little light into the past as well. Some cities show evidence of an …

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Transport Adventures – West Africa

Yes, back to West Africa again. Transport in West Africa is possibly THE reason to go if you’re seriously into adventure. I say this because every journey in West Africa is a major adventure. From tro-tros to share-taxis to buses and even the occasional train, West Africa is not for the feint-hearted who like smooth …

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Travel Video – West Africa (2006)

Howdy folks as another week kicks off. With my series of Saturday posts on West Africa, I thought now would be a good time to show you my short (5 and a half minutes) video I compiled of my time in West Africa. It's a combination of photos and short films I shot with the …

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West African Memories Ghana to Togo

Thursday, January 26, 2006 Last day in Ghana, so some pics at last! Well here they are finally, a few pics for everyone to enjoy!!! The first is one of the wonderful waterways of Accra... trying to capture the bad side of the city but don't know that I did. Actually not starting to mind …

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Sunday Spotlight – Lome, Togo

Let’s be honest, Lome is probably NOT at the top of your list of places you want to see in your lifetime. Togo is a small, and very thin country in West Africa, between Ghana and Benin, and although it’s pleasant enough, there just isn’t a lot of reasons to head there. BUT, if you …

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