West Africa Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Gabon Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Gabon Where is it?: Gabon is in western Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean at the Equator, between Republic of the Congo and Equatorial Guinea Why do people go here?: If you can make it to Gabon, there are virgin rainforests loaded with wildlife. What are the main entry points?: There are direct […]
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Angola Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Angola Where is it?: Angola sits in southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo Why do people go here?: Due to a 25 year civil war, Angola is not safe for travelers. What are the main entry points?: There are occasional flights from regional […]
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Gambia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Gambia Where is it?: Gambia lies in western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by Senegal. Why do people go here?: Travelers come to Gambia to explore the Gambia River, with it’s beautiful villages and its diverse bird life. This is another European packaged tourist destination. What are the main […]
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Ghana Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Ghana Where is it?: Ghana is located in western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea and between Cote d’Ivoire and Togo Why do people go here?: One of the favorite West Africa backpacker destinations, Ghana is said to be one of the friendliest countries in Africa. Besides that, the Atlantic Coast has […]
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Accra Nutz and Bolts
City Name: Accra Where is it located?: Accra is on the coast in southern Ghana. Why do people go there?: Accra is a good starter city before traveling around West Africa. It has a good vibe and safer than most other capital cities. How do travelers get there?: Accra can be reached by bus and […]
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Guinea Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Guinea Where is it?: Guinea is in western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone Why do people go here?: Not many travelers come to Guinea. Although the country is safe, the capital Conakry has a bad reputation for crime. What are the main entry points?: A number […]
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Dakar Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Dakar Where is it located?: On a small peninsula in Senegal sits the city of Dakar Why do people go there?: Travelers tend to not spend much time in Dakar, as they prefer relaxing clean beaches, compared to the hot, dirty, chaotic street of the capital city. It does have some […]
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Guinea-Bissau Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Guinea-Bissau Where is it?: Guinea-Bissau is in western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean between Guinea and Senegal. Why do people go here?: Although Guinea-Bissau could be a outstanding travel destination, the country is said to be unstable and therefore travelers should be cautious. What are the main entry points?: There might […]
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Benin Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Benin Where is it?: Benin is in Western Africa between Nigeria and Togo. Why do people go here?: Benin is the number one destination for voodoo ceremonies in West Africa, where it’s said to have originated. What are the main entry points?: Air France connects with Cotonou as well as a number […]
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Liberia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Liberia Where is it?: Liberia sits in western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean between Cote d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone. Why do people go here?: Unless you’re an aid worker or a member of NATO, then most travelers go here Currency used: Liberian Dollar Country Code for Phones: 231 Religion: Animist 70%, […]
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