Travel Blogs from Togo

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Hodge-podge, N'Dali, Benin travel blog

Hodge-podge

A travel blog entry by suzyinbenin

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The other day I came home from school, walked into my house, and found a chicken bawk-bawking about! It had come in, I assume, through the kitty hole in my back screen door. It certainly made me jump out of my skin when I first discovered it! I shooed ...

More Photos, Parakou, Benin travel blog

More Photos

A travel blog entry by suzyinbenin

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Hello Everyone, I have added some more pictures to the entry about the Peuhl marriage, but it is taking forever to upload them. I wondered if it might be shorter if I uploaded them to a different entry, one that doesn't have any pictures yet. These ...

Girls Club, Theatre and Ghana, Parakou, Benin travel blog

Girls Club, Theatre and Ghana

A travel blog entry by suzyinbenin

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Okay, I just saw a goat and her baby stroll right past the door of the internet cafe, with cars roaring past on the paved road nearby. Will I ever get used to these things? I hope not. If I did, I might not have as many easy laughs. Anyway, the ...

Following the Gaddi shepherds [trek day 2], Kara, India travel blog

Following the Gaddi shepherds [trek day 2]

A travel blog entry by izzie

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I managed to avoid the dreaded early-morning call of nature yesterday, but this morning I had to drag myself out of my cosy sleeping bag into the crisp dawn, and then find a suitable rock. There is no lack of those, though in future I might go earlier ...

Cheese, Women's Day, Soccer, N'Dali, Benin travel blog

Cheese, Women's Day, Soccer

A travel blog entry by suzyinbenin

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Yes, we have internet in N'Dali now! Miracle, isn't it. No electricity, yet, we DO have internet. How is this possible, you might ask? Well, the Catholic priests (RICH RICH RICH), who have everything, have now opened an cybercafe (minus the cafe) ...

A Day in the Life of a Project and other tales, Kakara and Warikpa, Benin travel blog

A Day in the Life of a Project and other tales

A travel blog entry by suzyinbenin

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This morning I woke up early, felt as though I hadn't really ever fallen asleep. Stephen shifted in the bunk above, causing my bed to creak and shake. I sighed, closed my eyes and tried to shut out the sounds and follow my breath, regain my sommeil. A ...

It was worth it, Lomé, Togo travel blog

It was worth it

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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... of our world, the world has a duty to heal it, heal it we can and we must. Tony Blair But if foreigners living here in Togo can live a life where they don't care (or do nothing about, its the same thing) and they can ignore, if they choose to, the ...

The Biggest TKMax in the world, Lomé, Togo travel blog

The Biggest TKMax in the world

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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... . Wellwellwell, We went on a Monday morning just after they had received there deliveries, and it is a fairly normal market for Togo, lots of wooden shack type things sprawling, instead of food, all sorts of clothes where on sail, from baby clothes to ...

Short- Random obervations, Lomé, Togo travel blog

Short- Random obervations

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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Random Things I've recently realised. Have begun to notice that a surprisingly large number of my friends are getting malaria, so my bedroom is now a fortress, Feel like a true expat!!! I was doing all the recommended things like spraying, using the Air ...

Accra to Lome, Lome, Togo travel blog

Accra to Lome

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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... when I got off the plane (might not have been for me though!!) The next day I jumped on a bus to Aflao, the Border to with Togo, It was good to get out of the city and see some of the country side, although as I was sitting in the front seats there ...

Ghana to Togo, Lome, Togo travel blog

Ghana to Togo

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... side of the falls, it was a spectacular place where you can apparently have bat for dinner, but instead we left for the Togo border and spent the night camping on the border town's football pitch. Ghana has been a wonderful place full of the friendliest ...

Everything is changing, Lomé, Togo travel blog

Everything is changing

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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... Last day is Monday, I have to visit another NGO tomorrow!!) ------ The title is true, seriously so much stuff has hanged in my "Togo Life" over the last few days, firstly the rota has changed for the guards (every house has a guard who sits outside, he ...

I'm not depressed honest, Still Lomé, Togo travel blog

I'm not depressed honest

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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Hellooo, well after writing that last entry I felt as though a weight was off my shoulders, I think everything had just been building up and I didnt really tell anyone about it; but I also now know that I didnt really have much chance for reflection, and ...

My life aint normal, Lomé, Togo travel blog

My life aint normal

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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... and was just gunna correct it before putting it public, it was meant to be vaguely amusing and about the weird differences between Togo and the UK. But then yesterday I encountered a guy whose 12 yr old daughter died yesterday morning after being sick for ...

Settling in, Lome, Togo travel blog

Settling in

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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... there remaining family members(most are orphans but the large African families look after the kids in the summer) I thought great yes fantastic. Togo isn't very big and once we'd left the capital it wasn't long before we were in some villages, most of ...

Allé revenir, Lomé, Togo travel blog

Allé revenir

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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I've a few things to talk about today; it could be along entry but Ill try to break it up into cunning sections, these being my Visit to Church, 5 Crying Babies and Swimming lessons Ive also spent hours uploading photos!! so click on the thumbnails ...

First Impressions of the childrens Village, Lome, Togo travel blog

First Impressions of the childrens Village

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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So I had many preconceptions of what Id be doing here, and me and Isabel had spent a while planning how it would all work out but like all good plans the reality is totally different. The first time I walked in the village (which is in the capital ...

Im Still here!!  And Im happy, SOS Village - Lomé, Togo travel blog

Im Still here!! And Im happy

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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... , and there are no HIV+ children on the village, this is for a number of reasons and is nothing to do with the stigma as Togo is quite good and honest about AIDS, but SOS does try and give them a better life whilst they are still alive, giving money for ...

A Quote, Lome, Togo travel blog

A Quote

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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... when I said "I'm going to take a week off and go travelling" I managed to procrastinate so effectively that I never left Togo!! instead I visited lot of other NGO's (Non-Governmental Organisation's / aid organisations) That was quite cool and I got to ...

Dzobegan--in the nunnery, Palime, Togo travel blog

Dzobegan--in the nunnery

A travel blog entry by ellebee88

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So, we got an early start to the day and headed to the market in atakpome to find a station to catch a tro tro to our next spot. We had read in the guidebook that the market was a "sensational commotion" and that the station was nearby, so we went to ...

TogoLand, Togoville, Togo travel blog

TogoLand

A travel blog entry by teten

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... ' et prends plein de photos. On continue ensuite vers Agbodrafo, où je loue une pirogue pour que l'on puisse traverser le lac Togo. Superbe expérience, ils n'en avaient jamais fais et moi je suis heureux d'être là dans ce décor... Paradisiaquement ...

Day 7-9: Where we should have been all the time!, Hohoe, Ghana travel blog

Day 7-9: Where we should have been all the time!

A travel blog entry by tim_buktu2

I've travelled extensively in SE Asia, ventured into India and Sri Lanka and scratched the surface of twenty other countries around the globe, and I have to admit that at this point my first foray into Africa (excepting Morocco - does that count?) isn't ...

Shopping For Fetishes, Lome, Togo travel blog

Shopping For Fetishes

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... and shrines in Burkina and Ghana in particular and, while similar to what we were about to see in Benin and Togo, there were many significant differences as well. In all cases, and contrary to Hollywood beliefs and preconceived notions, Voodoo is a ...

Wli falls, Hohoe, Ghana travel blog

Wli falls

A travel blog entry by hvw88

Ritual, swimming ...

African Christian Wedding, Parakou, Benin travel blog

African Christian Wedding

A travel blog entry by jessamyjoy

Ah, the weekend. As much as I was looking forward to a long Saturday and Sunday spent hiding out in my house, reading the French novels I just picked up at the book store and napping happily away, yet again, it was not to be. As usual, however, the trade ...

A day in the life of, Parakou, Benin travel blog

A day in the life of

A travel blog entry by jessamyjoy

Just so you know it's not all uproarious conversations with dashing and gregarious Béninois who propose marriage on the first meeting and hold out hope despite my anxiously-awaiting nearly betrothed (true story), I thought I'd share a couple less than ...

Weekend Road Trippin' to the Coast - Kokrobite!, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Weekend Road Trippin' to the Coast - Kokrobite!

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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On the map this place is only a few odd miles away from Accra but the dodgy roads meant it took god knows how long to get here from Ho in our van. Despite the slightly unnerving episode of long prayers for our safety being said before departure, and the ...

I can speak French??, Dapango, Togo travel blog

I can speak French??

A travel blog entry by shoner

Well, I am VERY behind with where I actually am in the world, so this is just a very quick entry mostly so that each town appears on the map! My first Togolese town was a nice little place, not much going on and I was only there about 16 hours and it ...

Togothon day 2, Part II, Tchekpo Dédékpoé, Togo travel blog

Togothon day 2, Part II

A travel blog entry by ellebee88

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... .  with that, we took off again. Free water (though we did hand the police a little money to cover it), free oranges, a contact in togo, and much much lifted spirits. We headed toward the closest hotel in Tabligbo.      ...

Shameless Fundraising, Nkwanta, Ghana travel blog

Shameless Fundraising

A travel blog entry by wanderingwaltz

A bit of shameless fundraising. If you are looking to unload your pocketbooks or wallets of a few dollars, we have just thing for you. While in Nkwanta, we have been involved with two incredibly successful organizations that provide much needed ...

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