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Cape Coast Guided Day Tour
"Enjoy a complimentary hotel pickup and transported to the historic Cape Coast Township for this tour. After a two and a half hour trip from Accra you will arrive in Cape Coast for a guided tour of the castle. Whiles here you will come to terms with the unpalatable conditions that the slaves were subjected to as you witness their cells and difficulty of their incarceration. From here you will understand why there are people of African descent all over the world. medicinal as well as social values of the trees as seen generations past and now. Enjoy some breathtaking view of the countryside and the palm frond beaches as you make this trip. This trip is done with your private tour guide who w history and customs of the communities en route. You will return to Accra after the tour as your private car take you to your hotel.""""Take a trip to the past to learn all you can about the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade as you visit the Cape Coast Castle. Being among the largest slave castles in the world
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Cape Coast Guided Day Tour
"Enjoy a complimentary hotel pickup and transported to the historic Cape Coast Township for this tour. After a two and a half hour trip from Accra you will arrive in Cape Coast for a guided tour of the castle. Whiles here you will come to terms with the unpalatable conditions that the slaves were subjected to as you witness their cells and difficulty of their incarceration. From here you will understand why there are people of African descent all over the world. medicinal as well as social values of the trees as seen generations past and now. Enjoy some breathtaking view of the countryside and the palm frond beaches as you make this trip. This trip is done with your private tour guide who w history and customs of the communities en route. You will return to Accra after the tour as your private car take you to your hotel.""""Take a trip to the past to learn all you can about the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade as you visit the Cape Coast Castle. Being among the largest slave castles in the world
From $234.00
 
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 $39.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Mali

Participate in a marriage

Sunday usually is the day marriages are being celebrated . (Hence the famous song by Amadou & Mariam 'Les Dimanches à Bamako, c' est le jour du marriage).If possible try to join such a...
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hannette
Jun 11, 2013

Use your right hand

Like in many other countries all over the world, eating with you left hand is not accepted in Mali. Very often when you're eating local food in Mali there are no knife and fork or spoon around to eat...
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Pieter11
Sep 26, 2012

Have some tea!

Malians love their tea! No matter where you are in the country, you'll always come across someone boiling a fresh pot. It's considered a great gesture of friendship to offer tea to visitors, and it's...
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ZeekLTK
Sep 29, 2011

Soap Operas :-((

In Mali if you go to lunch in a restaurant at telenovelas' time (soap operas time) you are lost!!! Mexican and Venezuelan telenovelas have invaded Africa too. In Mali people see these telenovelas...
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Elisabcn
Aug 18, 2009

Local masked dances

This could be considered as a tourist trap as well. During your excursion to the Dogon country it will be almost impossible to avoid them. They tell you how lucky you are because these dances are rare...
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Elisabcn
Apr 17, 2009

Other constructions

In small villages it will happen to you to see this kind of constructions (picture 1). They are, together with mud huts and mud granaries, very common in Mali. There are good to protect yourself from...
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Elisabcn
Apr 16, 2009
 
 
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Local fabrics

These fabrics form part of Malian clothes. They are made of natural materials and decorated using natural dyes. We are not talking about simple accessories, something to put some color to their...
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Elisabcn
Apr 16, 2009

Granaries

I found these constructions very nice, as they look like the smurfs’ huts. Made of mud and slightly elevated from the land by a wooden structure to avoid humidities, each hut corresponds to a family....
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Elisabcn
Apr 16, 2009

Natural elegance

Women in Mali are very elegant! And it is not a matter of a good dress or nice accessories; I am talking about a natural elegance. You can see a girl or a lady dressed with very poor clothes but she...
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Elisabcn
Apr 15, 2009

Baobab tree

The baobab tree ("Adansonia digitata") is very typical in this area. Also known as the upside-down tree (the sparse branches resemble roots) it is very spectacular and some of them can reach 25 m...
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Elisabcn
Apr 15, 2009

Cola

I don't know how to describe this: it's a kind of fruit with a final acid taste that it seems to have the same effect than our cola: if you eat it you cannot sleep at night. Following the advice of...
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Elisabcn
Apr 15, 2009

Local food

If you wander around the markets in Mali, you'll see lots of stalls with a kind of dried fish (picture 1). This is a very popular dish in Mali. You can also find some fruits like small bananas and big...
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Elisabcn
Apr 15, 2009

Pinasses

Pinasses are the traditional boats in Mali and they are the main transport on the Niger River. Pinasses are made of wood and they put black tar on it in order to be waterproof. Local people use...
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Elisabcn
Apr 15, 2009

Wedding!

When we were in Segou we were lucky enough to see a Wedding! Very nice, it seemed that all the city was invited to the event!!! Of course people were wearing their best clothes (picture 2) . . ....
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Elisabcn
Apr 15, 2009

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Daytrip to Djenne

Djenne can be done as a daytrip, more easy on monday the markt day in Djenne. Djenné-Djeno (2,5 km from today Djenné) was settled around 200 BC developed into a large walled town around 850 AD....
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"Difficult, Wearying but Rewarding"
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