Togo

Entering Togo on an e-visa was not as straight forward as we thought it would be. The remote border crossing we entered from Ghana did not have the technology to scan us in but thankfully the border officials allowed our tour leader, Chloe, to enter Togo with all our passports to find a facility where…Continue reading Togo

Ghana

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

Guinea-Bissau

We entered the country of Guinea-Bissau from Senegal and immediately encountered rough roads which slowed our progress considerably. As a result, we didn’t quite make it to the capital city of Bissau. Instead, we spent our first night camped on a football field which made us the default village entertainment! It was a surreal sight…Continue reading Guinea-Bissau