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La Maison des Esclaves

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La Maison des Esclaves

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Discover Senegal and Ghana, 11 Days
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Discover Senegal and Ghana, 11 Days

Embark on a fascinating adventure into the West Coast visiting Senegal &amp; Ghana. Not only will you take in the vibrant atmosphere of all two countries capital cities but you will also see the natural wonders of the rare phenomenon known as Pink Lake in Senegal and enjoy the intriguing history of Senegal as you visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Goree Island.<br><br>From the fantasy coffin shops of Teshie to the ornamental bead makers of Krobo Odumase to the bold patterns of the beautifully crafted Kente cloth in Bonwire to the intricate designs of Ntonso Adinkra cloth of the Ashanti people, see the best of Ghana’s craftsmen and artisans.<br><br>Walk through ancient monuments as you check into the iconic heritage Castles of Elmina and Cape Coast; a journey into the heart of slave history of the country. Climax your experience with the incredible views of one of the surviving tropical Rain forests of West Africa on a visit to the Kakum National park.
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Mary M wrote a review Feb 2020
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This is a gorgeous island that tells of a devastating history. A required visit for any and all. I suspect it will only continue to improve. Our guide was surprisingly good (in that it wasn’t arranged in advance), and there is decent lunch easily available on the island.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Damian120 wrote a review Jan 2020
Galway, Ireland4,779 contributions104 helpful votes
It's a must visit for anyone. How wonderful to see the previous quests included Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Not too forget Nelson Mandela. Easy to reach via the ferry from downtown Dakar. Visit early to beat the crowds.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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tapre wrote a review Dec 2019
New York City, New York3 contributions1 helpful vote
A must see. Historical and very informative. Very well organized. The Island itself is very beautiful and relaxing.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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2torontotraveller wrote a review Dec 2019
Toronto, Canada1,962 contributions550 helpful votes
We visited this museum as part of the day tour with Nouvelles Frontieres. Our tour guide explained the functions of the various rooms associated with this museum, as well as the roll that the Altantic Slave Trade played in Senegal. This museum was very busy so we had to wait our turn to take the pictures of the Door of No Return. This is an important site that should not be missed when visiting Dakar.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Master Kru Ali B wrote a review Dec 2019
New York City, New York19 contributions3 helpful votes
Had a good guide to talk me through the history of the island. I saw things there led to thoughts that made my eyes water.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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