Ghana, Togo, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire. Ghana is one of Africa’s friendliest places to visit. It is packed with history, magnificent beaches and huggable population. It can easily become a favourite place to visit for even a demanding traveller. Cote d’Ivoire is on the rise again, and hopefully it will soon fully recover. Its beaches are amongst the best in West Africa.
This book describes the author’s personal and unique experiences whilst his trip to Ghana, Togo and Benin in 2006, subsequent trips to Ghana in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, and a trip to Cote d’Ivoire in 2013. The book contains 215 original photographs taken during these trips, practical information and description of places to stay, eat, drink, socialise with the locals and explore. It covers the following places: Accra, Senya Baraku, Winneba, Apam, Saltpond, Abandze, Anomabu, Shama, Cape Coast, Elmina, Komenda, Sekondi, Busua, Dixcove, Butre, Princes Town, Axim, Beyin, Nzulezu, Kumasi, Ejisu, Basease, Bonwire - all in Ghana; Lome, Aneho and Togoville in Togo; Ouidah, Abomey, Cotonou, Porto Novo and Hozin in Benin; Grand-Bassam and Abidjan in Cote d’Ivoire. The following UNESCO inscribed forts in Ghana are covered in this book: Ussher Fort, Fort of Good Hope, Fort Patience, Fort Amsterdam, Fort William of Anomabu, Cape Coast Castle, Fort William of Cape Coast, Caste of St George of Elmina, Fort Saint Jago, Fort Vredenburg, Fort English, Fort San Sebastian, Fort Orange, Fort Batenstein, Fort Metal Cross, Fort Gross Friedrichsburg, Fort Sao Antonio, and Fort Apollonia.