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Old Fadama Slum Tour in Accra
"Meet your local guide and head off on foot to Accra’s Old Fadama area. As the capital city of Ghana Accra attracts high numbers of people in search of a better way of life. Many are drawn here from rural areas across the country in the hope of improved living conditions and this puts a strain on the city’s resources. During your tour learn how Accra has expanded and grown to accommodate the influx and meet some of its residents.Stroll through Old Fadama and observe people going about their daily lives. Life isn't particularly easy in a slum such as this yet many of the residents maintain a positive outlook in the face of challenging circumstances. Hear all about it from your guide and see locals hard at work salvaging discarded appliances and machinery. Learn how unwanted items are turned from waste into profit
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Accra Markets Walking Tour
"What better way to understand more about life in Accra the capital city of Ghana than by spending time exploring the city’s many markets on a small-group tour! Accra is a bustling and busy capital city and its markets are testament to that. See for yourself as you discover the beautiful artistry and craftsmanship in the products on sale and learn about the area’s culture and traditions. Marvel at the exotic food produce on sale and perhaps take home a souvenir or two of your trip!After meeting your guide in heart of Old Accra stroll to the city’s Makola and Salaga markets. Listen to your guide and discover the all-important art of bartering for items that you might like to buy throughout the tour. If you’re lucky you may even be let in on a local secret or two to help you mak
From $46.00
 
Accra Architecture and Neighborhoods Tour
"Start your walking tour by meeting your guide at the city’s Ussher Fort built in the 17th century by the Dutch to enforce their stronghold in the area. Then take a stroll with your group to the area that was first colonized by European settlers the Danish and Dutch neighborhoods to observe the beauty and elegance of the European-style architecture that abounds. See the many grand buildings and stately homes once used by the city’s first colonizers.Continue onward to Accra’s so-called English neighborhood otherwise known as Jamestown. The majority of the English officials and staff who managed the colony lived and worked in Jamestown during the 19th century a turbulent time in the country’s history. Admire the most impressive buildings with your guide
From $41.00

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Discover Burkina Faso by car

Before making our trip to Burkina Faso, we have rent a villa in Ouagadougou (The villa names Villa "LaTranquillité" in the secteur 28). The villa also rent out air-conditioned cars (4x4 with 7 sits)...
DesChamps
Feb 06, 2013

Rent a car (4x4) for your trips in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a very nice country, but not all roads are tarmacked (bituminized). So that it is very difficult to move without vehicle adapted to conditions.Before leaving for Burkina Faso we have...
DesChamps
Feb 06, 2013

Travel with your own car in Burkina Faso

Before making our trip to Burkina Faso, we have rent a villa in Ouagadougou (The villa names Villa "LaTranquillité" in the sector 28). The villa also rent out air-conditioned cars (4x4 with 7 sits)...
DesChamps
Feb 06, 2013

The best way for travelling in Burkina...!

Very convenient bus station serving the whole country and abroad (Mali, Niger?)Take a taxi: it?s quite far away from the centre.Buses of the STMB (Soci?t? de Transport Mixte Bangrin) are in a rather...
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F_Meignant
Apr 04, 2011

Ouaga Taxis

The taxi drivers in Ouaga are hit and miss. Some will quote ridiculous prices when they see a white face, sometimes 10X the going rate. When you get these guys, slam the door in their face and send...
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lemondrop
Aug 08, 2009

hitching across the border

Border crossing in West Africa, in general, are not so bad, compared to what you hear about Central Africa. However, found it very frustrating waiting for customs duty officials to go through all...
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mi5chelle
May 30, 2004
 
 
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Air Burkina

We took Air Burkina from Nouakchott, Mauritania. A fair flight, nothing extraordinary. We safely arrived at "Aeroport International de Ougadougou"
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Feb 04, 2007

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