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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
 
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 $39.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Mali

MOPTI: Bozo villages

Take a pinasse at Mopti’s harbour and go to visit the Bozo villages. Bozo people are basically fishermen who live on the shores of Niger River. (picture 2) Their poor and quiet villages contrast with...
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Elisabcn
Apr 16, 2009

TUMBOUCTOU: river cruises

I don’t like these touristy programs, I really don’t like them! But after seeing that 2-3 buildings there is nothing else to do in Tumbouctou and walking along the streets has no interest (and it is...
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Elisabcn
Apr 15, 2009

Djenné - Take the ferry.

This is not recommended for the faint of heart and those that worry too much about their vehicle, as quite often the ferry has to stop 5 metres from the sand. Even with the runways down there are...
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pfsmalo
Feb 18, 2009

Village of Sofouroulay.

This small village has the merit of being probably the cleanest I've ever seen on my travels in Africa. The streets are regularly swept, the houses painted and a real welcome from the village elders...
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pfsmalo
Jan 08, 2008

Around Siby.

On your way down to the gold fields near the border with Guinea is the town of Siby. We were welcomed into town by the village chief who gave us the tour of the market. The market here, takes place...
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pfsmalo
Jan 04, 2008

Go see the gold fields.

Take a road trip from Bamako towards the border wirh Guinée, passing by Sibi (the road is south-west ) to see the antiquated way they find their gold in Mali. You will need an experienced guide to...
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pfsmalo
Jan 04, 2008
 
 
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Malian petrol stations

There are only few petrol stations in Mali, all in the main cities. On the roads or in the villages, you have some people selling petrol in a bottle. You can buy a bottle of beer full of petrol.(Don't...
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Alpha_Ghana
Apr 17, 2007

Djenne Villages are seemingly from another planet

The villages that are near Djenne make this stop worth an extra couple of days. Hire a guide, rent a scooter, and off you go across an expanse of earth typically waterborne during the rainy season. I...
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atufft
Aug 11, 2005

The witch

Hey look-that's me animating a classroom on the wonders of witchcraft in North America-every week, each group was host to an educational day, and ours was a comparison of witchcraft between here and...
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Ariannrhod
May 04, 2005

Where the streets have alot of names...

This is one of the many streets that we walked on(so many times)Africa is a place of walking by the way.....I lost 20 pounds doing just that while I was there..... There's something to be said about a...
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Ariannrhod
May 04, 2005

Scattered compounds north of Kayes

In the area north of Kayes live Fulani, Soninke and Black Moor tribes. These nomadic tribes live in small communities scattered throughout the Sahel, usually many miles from each other. Not far north...
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sachara
Feb 15, 2005

Dramatic landscape with baobabs

The area north of Kayes is a grassy Sahel area, stretching along the southern part of the Sahara desert. There were no roads, only tracks, which we could not always recognize very clearly, because...
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sachara
Feb 15, 2005

North of Kayes, traditional villages

From Kayes we went to the north to the Mauritanian border. Sometimes the tracks we followed, led into the narrow alleyways of a village. It gave sometimes a strange feeling, that we could enter so...
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sachara
Feb 15, 2005

Nuclear explosion on Ouéléssédougou

Ouéléssédougou is a small town on the road between Bamako and Bougouni. In the beginning of the raining season 2004, I saw this incredible cloud on the town. I cannot tell the name of this cloud but...
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Alpha_Ghana
Jan 09, 2005

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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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"MALI: AN AMAZING COUNTRY"
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"Difficult, Wearying but Rewarding"
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