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Kejetia Market Walking Tour in Kumasi
"Meet your guide near Kumasi Cultural Centre and start by listening to an introduction to the markets in the city. Hear advice on how to make the most of your market experience and learn how to spot bargains and hone your market etiquette.Take a public bus with your guide to famous Kejetia Market and then head inside to walk among the many market stalls stopping to soak up a little of the atmosphere. Occupying a 30-acre (12-hectare) site with some 10000 traders Kejetia is widely considered as West Africa’s largest market and is home to a range of goods from across the country. Watch people bartering and buying everything from fabrics and clothing to jewelry
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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
From $192.00
 
Accra Slavery Museums and Forts Walking Tour
"Meet your guide in central Accra and set off on your leisurely paced walking tour. Although the slave trade is long gone monuments still stand here as chilling reminders of this terrible human trade.With your knowledgeable guide explore the former slave prisons of Ussher Fort and James Fort in the Jamestown district. Two of the many European forts built along the Ghanaian coast these military posts were used to store commodities and to hold West African slaves before they were shipped overseas.At Ussher Fort head inside the museum that charts Ghana’s slave trade with poignant artifacts and displays. View the exhibits and learn about the incredible cruelty involved in the enslavement of West Africans around 4.5 million of who are believed to have been shipped from their homelands during the 18th and early 19th centuries.Hear heartrending tales from the era as you explore James Fort a building once used by the British to imprison slaves
From $36.00

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A POOL WITH A BAR !!!

OH YES !Africa can be hot. Ouagadougou can be blistering. To be able to combine a nice swimming pool, great food and ice cold beer - absolute heaven! The great folks at the New Monopole will make sure...
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VISA REQUIREMENTS

For several good reasons, you really need to get your Visa before you arrive or attempt to enter Burkina Faso. First, your airline may not fly you there without one. Second, the Visa on Arrival is...
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Tiebele, decorated Kassena houses

Tiébélé is situated in the heart of the Gourounsi country, Tiébélé is famous for its nicily painted kassena houses. The houses are built of local materials: earth, wood, straw and dung. The...
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Nazinga Ranch: elephants in Burkina Faso

With 500-800 elephants you are almost sure to see elephants in Nazinga game Ranch of 97.000 hectare . Besides elephants the park has antelopes, monkeys, warthogs, crocodiles and birds. Best chance to...
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Gaoua, in the heart of the Lobi country

Gaoua in southwestern Burkina Faso is a good base for exploring the Lobi country. To get the first introduction to Lobi culture and traditions you can visit the Musée de Poni in Gaoua. In front of the...
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Sindou Peaks

Sindou, meaning fantastic rock formations, is located in the southwest of Burkina Faso. The spectacular Sindou Peaks are among the most spectacular landscapes of Burkina Faso,The Sindou Peaks are a...
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Banfora, sugarcane, falls and domes

Banfora is situated in the middle of sugarcane fields. It's a green area with an escarpment, strange rock formations and waterfalls. Higlights to visit in the area around Banfora are the bulbous rocks...
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Bobo-Dioulasso, the Grande Mosquée

Bobo-Dioulasso, meaning 'the house of the Bobo and Dioula' is Burkina Faso’s second-largest city. Bobo with its old quarters, the lively big market and tree-lined streets is a nice place to be.. The...
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Children of Burkina Faso

When we crossed Burkina Faso in 1989 by truck, the children along the road were always very curious to look at us in the truck. They came running from their compounds to the track. A pity that it was...
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Landscape with baobabs.

In 1989 I crossed Burkina Faso from the south from Togo to the north to Mali. In the north of the country the landscape looked to have variation than in the south. I especially liked the baobabs along...
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Compounds in the south

On our way from Togo to Ouagadougou in 1989 we saw a lot small villages and compounds with round huts. When I was in Ghana I learned how cool the huts can be in this hot climate.First in 2013 when I...
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Ouaga, watersupply

In Sahelian countries like Burkina Faso water supply is very essential.In 1989 you could buy fresh water from watersellers at several places in Ouagadougou. Also we bought enough supply before we...
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Ouaga, new buildings

When I visited Ouaga in 1989 there were a lot of building activities downtown. They built huge buildings in a big contrast with the older parts of the centre.When I came back to Ouaga in 2013 I saw a...
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Ouaga 1989, bicycle market.

When I walked aorund in the citycentre of Ouaga I stumbled at the bicycle market. Incredible, I saw about 100 small workshops for the repair and sale of bikes. Never I saw at one place so many bikes...
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Ouagadougou

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Bobo-Dioulasso

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Banfora

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Gaoua

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Rue Joseph Badoua, Ouagadougou, 01 BP 6878, Burkina Faso
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"Burkino Faso"
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"Burkina Faso: The Land of The Honorable"
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"Burkina Faso -- The Charm is in its Villages"
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"UPPER VOLTA !"
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