Cameroon Shopping

  • Unique Pottery Figures made in Cameroon
    Unique Pottery Figures made in Cameroon
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  • Pottery Figures in Production at Prespot
    Pottery Figures in Production at Prespot
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  • Pair of Wood Carvings
    Pair of Wood Carvings
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Cameroon Shopping

  • Good Quality Wood Carvings

    Cameroon is one of the best places in West Africa to buy locally produced carvings. Carving is a very old craft in Cameroon going back many generations. The carvings have always been practical as well as decorative and are used in many ceremonies, particularly the masks. If you visit Babungo, the Fons (Kings) have an age old tradition of skills in...

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  • Unique Pottery

    There is a good selection of unique and attractive pottery produced in Cameroon which is sold in many of the handicraft centres. Good places to buy are the Craft market in Douala, Bamenda and Dschang. If you are visiting Bamenda and want to buy Pottery it is worth visiting Prespot – The Presbytarian Handicraft centre. Here you can take a tour to...

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  • Colourful Printed Fabrics

    Cameroon is one of the best places to buy the colourful fabrics the women make their clothes from all over West Africa.It is available im most markets around the country for about 5000CFA for a length and there is a vast selection to choose from. A length will make a full length skirt and top with some to spare. Mostly you cannot buy it by the...

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  • Plenty of Fruit and Vegetables for Sale

    Cameroon is has extremely fertile soil and high rainfall in the South and West so you see an astonishing variety of fruit and vegetables growing, being sold at the roadside and in the markets. Each small region has its own particular crop that is grown there. You only need to look at the goods the people are selling at the traffic lights or at the...

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  • Fresh fruit from the market

    Every town and most villages in the N/W of Cameroon have some sort of fruit and veg market on a daily basis. So you can buy as and when you need to cook. Fresh local organic produce is extremely cheap and even cheaper when you barter. Everything from fresh ginger to avocadoes, kola nuts to bananas, onions to passionfruit and fresh slaughtered cow...

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  • Art market in Yaounde

    If you want to buy some souvenirs the art market in Yaounde is the place to go. A lot of local art traders offer their goods so you have a really good selection. You'll find wood carvings, masks, statues, potterie, paintings and, and, and .... There are big differences in quality - so bring some time and walk around to find the best vendors. You...

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  • Street vendors

    On every corner you'll find street vendors selling fresh fruit or nuts or something else to eat.Prices are very low. But be careful - always remember the motto: cook it, peel it or forget it. Your health will be grateful.

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  • Cameroonian art.

    Copper art, masks, painted calabashes, wooden statues and much more.....You can find it all in Cameroon.In the big cities, at the coastline and near tourist attractions you can always find art shops or local artists selling their items.

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  • Wedding dress

    In Rhumsiki you can find some small streetstalls and workshops, where you can buy ceramics, woodcarvings and music instruments. In one of the streetstalls of Rhumsiki I bought a colourful ''bridal gown''. This ''gown'' consists of two colourfully and heavily decorated small shells to wear around the hips, one in front and one behind. I completed...

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