TripAdvisor Reviews Marvin Hotel Grand Bassam
Travel Blogs from Grand Bassam
... tinsel where I come to get wifi. I thought this was a bit odd until I realised I still have my tree up for the chickens at home.
Today saw a walk around Grand Bassam. This was the first colonial capital here before yellow fever set in and it was moved elsewhere.
It being only 3 years after the last civil war here, things are very run down with nobody in the guest houses. Ivory Coast ...
... point, I would be smelling like a bonfire anyway, so there hardly seemed any point
This campsite is pretty dire, the sand is mixed in with dirt, the showers don’t work and when they do its scarce a trickle, I filled a bucket and had a douse shower, weren’t the best but it got rid of the dust and sweat, my clothes were really dusty and filthy, they need washing twice
Everyone went to the disco last night, hardly seemed worth while ...
... his undercarriage. After the security checkpoint, the road opened up nicely. No traffic to speak of and a nice smooth road out into what looked to me like a tropical paradise of palm trees and verdant foliage. I asked Paul why we didn't see crowds of people along such a nice road as we did in Burundi. He said that Côte d'Ivoire is a large country that has a relatively small population. He said that we couldn't see them but there were villages not too far off ...
... me in the garage, I just explained that it
was my home and how would they like it if they were asked to leave
their home. They let us both into the workshop and we have no less
than 14 mechanics around the vehicle and have been for 3 hours so
far. Why they are called mechanics we do not know, Mike was doing a
lot of the work whilst they just stood and watched. A bit of a
frustrating day, still have to return tomorrow , but ...
... Our Ghanaian guide/driver from Lagos, Mr. Brown kindly treated us to this sumptuous motor park meal. I must admit my cousin and I arrogantly rejected Mr. Brown’s offer to eat but watching my brother savoring every taste prompted us to delay no further in washing our hands and diving in.My fantastic holiday planner and fellow global shaper, Ms Nadia included a stopover in Cape Coast in our itinerary and a visit to the Elmina Slave Castle. Journeying through ...