If you travel to Lomé, the capital city of Togo in West Africa, you may have the chance to discover a particular market in the suburban area of Akodessewa: in this country where a lot of people believe in the voodoo religion, an animist cult which urges people to invoke geniuses and supranatural forces hidden in objects and natural elements such as stones or trees, … Continue reading Exploring Africa: going shopping at Akodessewa voodoo market
In recent news, Mali has often been depicted negatively due to terrorist attacks and killing of foreign military forces on its lands to protect the people. This Sahel country remains a country worth being visited (in quiet times) with a bunch of singularities making it quite unique. Did you hear about the Antogo fish party? Once a year, the flood The Antogo lake is located … Continue reading Exploring Africa: tremendous fish party at Antogo lake
Learning one’s lesson while swinging at the rate of the swell is not something impossible in Nigeria. On the coast of Lagos, the most crowded city in Nigeria and one of the most populated ones all over Africa, pupils can attend a floating school in a neighborhood called Makoko. This part of the city is located on Third Mainland Bridge, close to Clinic Road. The … Continue reading Exploring Africa : School on the water
South Africa benefits from many touristic assets which make Nelson Mandela’s country one of the most visited countries all over Africa. Beaches and cliffs, national parks and mountains, without forgetting vineyards for the oenologists, woods and lagoons…The various South African ecosystems are here to make any foreign globe-trotter elated before astonishing landscapes. Sport lovers can have fun as well since the Springboks won the last … Continue reading Exploring Africa: having a break at Sunland’s giant baobab.