Our first visit to Ghana was 13 years ago, so naturally we were excited for a repeat visit. After crossing the border from Côte d’Ivoire, we drove straight to the coastal town of Axim where the lovely Axim Beach Resort was our home for a couple of nights. Ghana has more historic forts and castles…Continue reading Ghana

Côte d’Ivoire

We entered Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)  from Liberia and immediately made our way to the western city of Man. Known as the “City of 18 Mountains”, Man is famous for its waterfalls hidden in a mountainous setting. Our full-day exploration of Man included visits to two waterfalls, Les Cascades de Man (Man’s Waterfalls) and Cascades…Continue reading Côte d’Ivoire


Liberia is an unexplored country that has attracted adventurers seeking to discover this little known destination. All we knew about Liberia was that the country was founded in the 19th century as a project to relocate free-born and freed slaves after the American Civil War. Liberia was the first African republic to proclaim its independence. Our…Continue reading Liberia