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Cathédrale Saint Paul d’Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Cathédrale Saint Paul d’Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
Yesterday, we took a little trip to Cathédrale Saint Paul in Plateau, Abidjan’s city centre. During the week, the area around St. Paul’s bustles with traffic, pedestrians and its fair [...
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Ghana-Nima-Tours

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Lunch at… Volup’thé [guest post]

Lunch at… Volup’thé [guest post] | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
[Blog post by fellow flâneuse Jeanette from Global Grazers] Abidjan is a city that has traditionally been known for its sophistication, culture, and joie de vivre. With the departure of the [...]
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Snakes, sacrifices and sales: Benin Voodoo festival is a vibrant mix - Fox News

Snakes, sacrifices and sales: Benin Voodoo festival is a vibrant mix - Fox News | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
San Francisco Chronicle Snakes, sacrifices and sales: Benin Voodoo festival is a vibrant mix Fox News OUIDAH, Benin – The deified residents of the Temple of Pythons, when released to find food, sometimes slither across the road into a Catholic...
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Mysticism, modernity abound in Benin Voodoo fest - CBS News

Mysticism, modernity abound in Benin Voodoo fest - CBS News | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
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Mysticism, modernity abound in Benin Voodoo fest
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OUIDAH, Benin The deified residents of the Temple of Pythons, when released to find food, sometimes slither across the road into a Catholic church that once hosted Pope Benedict XVI.
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Mali tourism suffers after string of kidnappings - video

Boat tour guides, restaurant owners and traditional artisans are all suffering as Mali's tourism collapses (Mali tourism suffers after string of kidnappings - video http://t.co/DiaO6jnA via @guardianworld...
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Sacrifices, celebration at Benin voodoo day

Sacrifices, celebration at Benin voodoo day | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
RT @amhaunted: #Voodoo hoedown in Benin - not a good day to be a chicken http://t.co/DZIcBuNC
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Liberian street hit stirs the political pot

Liberian street hit stirs the political pot | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
Monrovia's Hipco musicians are hoping to capitalise on the runaway success of the Pot Boiling Remix single, says Nora Rahimian (Liberian street hit stirs the political pot http://t.co/mw3oiHvM)...
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Feugomania: Cape Verde (April 2011): Part 2: Boa Vista

Feugomania: Cape Verde (April 2011): Part 2: Boa Vista | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
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Wafou: An Exotic Family Escape in the Heart of Abidjan

Wafou:  An Exotic Family Escape in the Heart of Abidjan | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
To arrive at Wafuo is to be transported deep into the Sahel. Only minutes from Abidjan’s airport, this innovative hotel and restaurant complex is built in the wattle and daub [...]
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Best Places to Visit in Senegal - Visiting Senegal | Local knowledge for global travellers.

Best Places to Visit in Senegal - Visiting Senegal | Local knowledge for global travellers. | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
Best Places to Visit in Senegal http://t.co/VCbOTowq #Dakar
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Malian Music Prevails in Troubled Times: Rap/Hip Hop Music and Festivals Rally to Rebuild the Nation « African Music Treasures

Malian Music Prevails in Troubled Times: Rap/Hip Hop Music and Festivals Rally to Rebuild the Nation « African Music Treasures | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
Mali Without Music? The African nation of Mali is often described as one of the most culturally diverse, tolerant, and musical places on the continent.
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Photo Story: Adventure Cycling in Ivory Coast

Photo Story: Adventure Cycling in Ivory Coast | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
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Ghana Surf Camp

Ghana Surf Camp | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
Green Bug Adventures in partnership with Black Star Surf Shop is happy to offer you a very affordable way to learn how to surf on the beautiful un-crowded coast of Western Ghana.  You will be one o...
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Camora Opens In Lagos, Promises Better Future For Nigerian Tourism | NigeriaTrends

Camora Opens In Lagos, Promises Better Future For Nigerian Tourism | NigeriaTrends | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
Trending now: Camora Opens In Lagos, Promises Better Future For Nigerian Tourism http://t.co/GZ3qkLBd
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"Caravanes des Artistes pour la Paix" du Festival au Désert, February 2013

"Caravanes des Artistes pour la Paix" du Festival au Désert, February 2013 | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
RT @philinthe_: Segou festival and now this RT @ArnaudContreras Festival au Désert 2013 cancelled... Even in Burkina Faso http://t.co/OWdQbdcg #Mali
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Film Threat - Re-emerging: The Jews Of Nigeria

Film Threat - Re-emerging: The Jews Of Nigeria | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
Jeff L. Lieberman's documentary travels to southeast Nigeria to meet a somewhat controversial corner of the Jewish diaspora...
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Global Table Adventure | Menu: Senegal (& Giveaway)

Global Table Adventure | Menu: Senegal (& Giveaway) | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
The beauty of these words is in their simplicity. To conserve is to protect. Yes, our environment. But also each other. We must find our way to love through learning, friends. This week, by learning about Senegal, we're coming ...
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Music festival exiled to Burkina Faso - Freemuse

Music festival exiled to Burkina Faso - Freemuse | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
Music festival exiled to Burkina Faso
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The festival will now transform into a travelling caravan of artists and a festival in Burkina Faso.
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West African lion virtually extinct: Population numbers are dangerously low with just 34 left in Nigeria

West African lion virtually extinct: Population numbers are dangerously low with just 34 left in Nigeria | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
UK-based conservation group LionAid say there are just 645 wild lions remaining in west and central Africa and no lions at all left in 25 African countries.
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There’s One Tap and It’s Cold: Life in Burkina Faso | beyondlimitsmagazine.com

There’s One Tap and It’s Cold: Life in Burkina Faso | beyondlimitsmagazine.com | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
The children there were just like the children here....noisy! But seeing my own daughter with them side-by-side, I soon realised that the only real difference was opportunity.
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Top travel destinations for 2013 - CNN International

Top travel destinations for 2013 - CNN International | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
Top travel destinations for 2013
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(CNN) -- What makes a travel destination "hot"?
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Mali: Elephants make record-breaking trek to survive - The WILD ...

Mali: Elephants make record-breaking trek to survive - The WILD ... | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
The 350 elephants living in Mali's Gourma desert have adapted to living with little access to water in temperatures that often exceed 50 degrees Celsius.
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African Gangnam Style | Okayafrica.

African Gangnam Style | Okayafrica. | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
This swagged-out African rendition of the K-pop single Gangnam Style by Aaninka is the greatest thing you'll see this week. (How amazing is this! African Gangnam Style from the Ivory Coast!
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Cover : Safari interactive travel magazine

Cover : Safari interactive travel magazine | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
Oct-Nov issue of Safari free & online now. Discover Chad, go on a surf n’ turf safari in Mozambique and explore Africa’s 6 best national parks! (Ever wonder where humans come from?
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Cultural Centre strengthens Indigenous tourism on the Gold Coast

Cultural Centre strengthens Indigenous tourism on the Gold Coast | West Africa: Tourism | Scoop.it
The opening of the Gold Coast’s first dedicated Aboriginal Tourism and Cultural Centre will give visitors the opportunity to learn about the region’s rich Indigenous history.
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