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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
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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
From $36.00

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Excellent guide for Dogon Country, Mali tours

Moussa Timbine' is an excellent tour guide in Mali. He lives in Bamako but will go all over the country. He is also Dogon, and a wonderful guide for seeing Dogon country. His English is excellent.He...
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Dogon mask dance

Spend a night out here and chances are you will be offered a chance to see a dance. Next to beer sales to tourists..this is probably the local villages/chiefs next most profitable source of income....
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Treking

From Bandiagara you will catch a cab or motorcycle to one of the trail heads. I think we stopped at Dourou for lunch and to visit the market prior to heading out on the plateau to Begnimato which is a...
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Arroyo floor below the escarpment

At the bottom of the escarpment is a decent place to eat with a view from a shaded rooftop area. There are several vendors selling dusty old dogon artwork and they can be bargined for. The problem for...
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The Hike: Descending the Escarpment

At road's end, hiker's traverse first through a village with stone houses. There are few provisions here, so it's better to have these things purchased and brought from Bandiagara, as per previous...
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Dogon Logistics: Escarpment Descent

In Bandiagara, it's recommended that a guide and encampmente package be worked out. Normally, a contract that includes food, encampement, and if necessary, donkey cart be agreed upon. The guides have...
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Dogon country, the Hogon

Day 4 of 4Early this morning we went to visit the Hogon, that's a holy man who lives in seclusion high in the mountains. The villagers bring him food and drinks and he only comes down to speak...
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Dogon country; toguna

Day 3 of 4After the hot trek, we could rest in a toguna. That's sort of an open air conference room for the village wise. The toguna is especially built very low so that the arguing can't be too...
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Dogon Country, Telli - ladder

Day 2 of 4In the late afternoon, we walked to Telli.The wooden pillar you see standing there are the steps to the platform where you can sleep.I can assure you that, at night, it's not an easy climb...
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Dogon country, Benigmato

Day 4 of 4In this village, Benigmato ended our wonderful trek. It's was a great but tough experience
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Dogon country, Dogon myth

Day 4 of 4The myth of the Dogon quickly faded away when the guide said we could take pictures and offer him some money.
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Dogon country, Ende

Day 3 of 4In the late afternoon, we arrived in Ende where we could witness a local market. It was very colourful and cheap.
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Dogon country, my bed

Day 2 of 4Wel, this is where I slept - on the wooden bed on the right. Some of my trekking fellows did bring a tent....
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Dogon Country, Tellem Houses

Day 2 of 4We visited the Tellem Houses - the houses of the original inhabitants of Le Pays Dogon. They all have moved to the plains now.
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"Dogon Country Adventure"
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seratonin

"FALAISE DU BANDIAGARA"
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flynboxes

"Dogon Treking"
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"Starting point of Dogon Trip"
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"Capital of Dogon Country"
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