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Full-Day Bird and Owl Watching Tour from Accra
"You will start with a sunrise drive to Shai Hills Resource Reserve to start bird watching at 6.30 am until 10 am. This reserve is filled with birds and set in an attractive region of hilly rocks and grassy plains. You will spend most of your morning obse start your bird watching at around 2 pm until 5pm at the Sakumo Ramsar Site. Also known as the Sakumo Lagoon the Sakumo Ramsar Site features a good opportunity to see many species despite its location in the front of the Gulf of Guinea. Here in the open shallow estuary and surrounding Savannah you will encounter both resident and migratory birds.In the evening you will return to Shai Hills for night bird watching at around 6pm until 8pm - offering a different view of the wildlife."""Spend a day in the wilderness surrounding Accra and Tema getting to know the local avian wildlife. Spend the morning observing local birds in the Shai Hills Resource Reserve. Then take the afternoon to experience a different variety in the Sakumo Ramsar S
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Full-Day Private Tour of Accra
"This tour will take you some historic sites of the city to places such as the National Museum which has exhibits on some ancient relics from both Ghana and other parts of Africa. You will also see the site of Ghana’s first president and the African of th the WEB Dubois Centre for Pan African Culture and shopping spree to put your negotiation skills to test. You will also see some markets of Accra landmarks fantasy coffins etc."""This tour takes you through some historic sites of the city to places such as the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum which is dedicated to the lasting memory of the African of the last century and other interesting places.title=Highlights&1=Full-day+tour+of+Accra&2=Enjoy+a+comprehensive+tour+of+Ghana%27s+vibrant+capital+city&3=Ideal+for+families+and+solo+travelers&4=Includes+entry+fees%2C+round-trip+hotel+transport+and+the+expertise+of+a+local+guide&5=Receive+personalized+
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Full-Day Private Tour of Accra
"This tour will take you some historic sites of the city to places such as the National Museum which has exhibits on some ancient relics from both Ghana and other parts of Africa. You will also see the site of Ghana’s first president and the African of th the WEB Dubois Centre for Pan African Culture and shopping spree to put your negotiation skills to test. You will also see some markets of Accra landmarks fantasy coffins etc."""This tour takes you through some historic sites of the city to places such as the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum which is dedicated to the lasting memory of the African of the last century and other interesting places.title=Highlights&1=Full-day+tour+of+Accra&2=Enjoy+a+comprehensive+tour+of+Ghana%27s+vibrant+capital+city&3=Ideal+for+families+and+solo+travelers&4=Includes+entry+fees%2C+round-trip+hotel+transport+and+the+expertise+of+a+local+guide&5=Receive+personalized+
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LE LIVINGSTONE

I had read about this place as being an ex-pat heaven in the middle of an ex-pat area and decided I would go for a beer and maybe eat here. I wish I had not. I pulled up on my motorcycle taxi to see a...
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LES TROIS MOUSQUETAIRES

I decided I would splurge a little with my money and dine at what my guidebook said was an excellent restaurant. The book told me to make reservations, so I walked there to see the restaurant and...
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PILI PILI

My guidebook said this was a good restaurant and I must say I had a nice meal. The surroundings are an airy tastefully decorated, open area with some nice ceiling fans. The temperature was exactly...
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Le Livingstone

Want to find some comfort in Cotonou? Head over to Livingstone's in Haie Vie. Near the airport and Novotel Hotel is a little slice of home in Benin. We only had drinks there but heard the food was...
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Thai Thanh II

Who would think that Thai would be good in Benin. Yummy. Thai owner. No one speaks much English here so get your pointing finger and smiles out. We had 2 beers, crab fritters, rice, curry chicken for...
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Royal Garden

Formerly named Indiana... not sure why. Being from Indiana in the U.S., it just seems odd. It was a nice welcome from the heat and hustle and bustle of Cotonou. The owner, from India, was welcoming...
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Fresh Mangos

At the time of my visit the Mangos were just coming into season and the trees were full of almost ripe Mangos. Everywhere I looked the roads were lined with Mango trees, villages were full of Mango...
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Cassava

Cassava is a root vegetable, similar to a yam that is grown and eaten widely in Africa. It has a high starch content but unfortunately no protein value, and forms around 30% of poorer people’s diets...
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Freshly Baked Bread

Most of the bread in Benin is the French style bread which is extremely popular everywhere and widely available.On the route between Dassa Zoume and Natitingou we passed a small roadside village where...
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Cashew Nuts

Cashew Nuts grow wild in Benin on the trees along the roadside. My trip was in March and we had missed the main season but could still find a few cashews on the trees. Benin produces a very small...
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Roadside Cafes

On our journey from Cotonou to the North of Benin we passed a few small roadside cafes where women were cooking food for passers by along the main road. We stopped at one of them so my driver and...
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Anyone fancy Rat?

Agouti is the common name in Benin and nearby countries for a large grasscutter rat that is often eaten. These are widespread in the wild and live in woods, fields and farms throughout the country....
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Costs of Food

I ate dinner in hotels and lunch in restaurants - all were better class places and I had excelent food. Some of the best places I ate were the Songhai centre in Porto Novo where all the food is grown...
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Lots of Fresh Food

The food in Benin is excellent. I was very surprised at the quality of the food in the hotels and restaurants and the quantity of fresh food available everywhere I travelled. The climate in the South,...
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