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

Bulgaria – Enina, Veliko Tarnovo, Koprivshtitsa, Belogradchik & Sofia

As we were leaving Varna, we stopped by to visit the Monument of Bulgarian-Soviet Friendship which was built on Crane Hill in the  northernmost part of Varna. At a height of 23 meters and a width of more than double that, it dominated the skyline. From Varna, we drove to the Wonderful Rocks (Chudnite Skali),…Continue reading Bulgaria – Enina, Veliko Tarnovo, Koprivshtitsa, Belogradchik & Sofia