West Africa Travel Articles
The Stew in Benin – Paracou, West Africa
James W. Coates travels to a tiny village in Benin to teach, and discovers he has a lot to learn.
White Camel Dream – Burkina Faso/Niger
Kinga Freespirit p
Tooth Healer – Basse, Gambia
Michelle Eames visits an unusual dentist in Gambia and discovers the bizarre source of her friend's pain.
Capital of Ghosts – Cote d’Ivoire
In Cote d'Ivoire, John M. Edwards visits a monument to megalomania - in the middle of nowhere.
First Time Africa – Bamako, Mali
Anna Springbett asks, is it possi
News from Nowhere – Ghana
In a remote seaside village in Ghana, John M. Edwards battles golf-ball-sized bugs and meets gung-ho gonzo travelers seasoned in bad trips through Africa. No one said travel in nowhere was easy.
Life in an African Village – XOFA Eco-Village, Ghana
Brenda Whetstone struggl
And Then I Fell In Love – XOFA Eco-Village, Ghana
Brenda Whetstone prepa
Bones in the Water – Tema, Ghana
Eric P. Mitchell investigates the remains of this ghost fleet.
Second Skin – Accra, South Coast, Ghana
Margaret McGladrey ventures into Accra, a white girl with a pocket full of money, alone in West Africa.