Marvin Hotel

BP 432, Grand Bassam, Cote D'Ivoire | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Grand Bassam

Final days in Côte d'Ivoire

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


... at Haymarket. (A monument stands in Chicago today on the site of the Haymarket massacre as it’s also called.) In any event May 1st is widely observed in the world and I found, pretty well observed in Côte d’Ivoire. The city center was quiet, with most shops closed.

Paul and Séussié arrived with a car at 07:45; early due to the lack of traffic! We drove out to La Mé, stopping at a little grocery store so I could buy ...

Across Borders- Lagos to Abidjan

A travel blog entry by simifaj


... 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 ...

Country Roads, Take me Home

A travel blog entry by gflacke


... t venture quite far enough to activate the trigger, as he was very shy (and very cute) and wary of our scent. But the video said it all – the pygmy hippos are here, and they are coming to our traps! It was like a breakthrough moment, on par with the discovery of gravity and penicillin and all the rest. We were sure now that it was only a matter of time until the hippos got used to the traps and started venturing all the way inside to access the yams and ...

Living the Dream

A travel blog entry by gflacke


... was meeting two other researchers there who will be working in Taï Forest as well: Dr Fabian Leendertz from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) in Berlin (he’s a disease guru, Anthrax expert, and a wildlife veterinarian working with chimpanzees) and his PhD student, Fee Zimmerman. If you couldn't tell from their names and their affiliation with Berlin, these people are both German. So now my already confused brain (which still can’t figure out the ...

A Different Part of Africa

A travel blog entry by gflacke


... were offered an in-flight snack and beverage service, which comprised a bottle of water and a bread roll since the flight from Accra to Abidjan was so short. Our flight took slightly longer than scheduled, however, as we had to fly around a massive thunderstorm that had taken over the sky. It was an impressive sight from the airplane window.

Upon arrival in Abidjan I was both shocked and pleasantly surprised to see all six pieces of my ...


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