not just a pretty place

travelling beyond beaches, photo ops and flexible principles

Tag: Western Africa

Ghana’s press is comparatively free

Ever since I’ve been sharing my travel research I’m asked to be more positive. Considering I’m writing about politics, history…

How Chinese food habits threaten Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a poor country. To a large part, there are no streets but dirt roads. Also, there is…

Why was it a good idea to live in a house on stilts in Benin?

At the time of the Atlantic triangular slave trade, African soon-to-be slaves were mostly captivated by other Africans. These other…

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