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Cape Coast, Ghana
What I loved about the fishing boat launch area just north of the Cape Coast Castle, and most of Ghana for that matter, was the lack of tourist infrastructure. There was no paid admission to watch the fishermen prepare their green fishing nets and...
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Debibi, Ghana
Far away from the tourists in the south, you'll find a beautiful stretch of country in the Brong-Ahafo region. Tucked away down a tiny dirt road, is the village of Hani. In Hani, you can take a tour to the Sacred Hole - a hidden little oasis deep...
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Mopti, Mali

The Dogon villages in Mali were one of my favorite experiences in Africa. These girls were part of a nomadic tribe that tend goats outside of the villages.

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Nzuelo Stilt Village is a self-contained, self-sustaining village that has existed on Lake Anasuri for the last 500 years. I stayed at the absolutely serene, gorgeous and ridiculously affordable Beyin Beach Resort overnight and then just crossed...
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Bandiagara, Mali
In late 2010, I spent a few days trekking through the Dogon region of Mali. The area is designated as UNESCO World Heritage site and is known for the small villages that are situated all along the base of the Bandiagara Escarpment. By the time I...