The Bandiagara Cliff in Mali. (Mud architecture in West Africa)

10 World Heritage Sites in West African to Visit Before You Die

brown - houses - Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) - UNESCO World Heritage

Wli Waterfalls, Volta Region, Ghana.  Highest waterfall in West Africa.

There will always be a special place in my heart for this place: Wli Waterfalls, Volta Region, Ghana. Highest waterfall in West Africa.

Ultimate Female Travel Packing List for West Africa

West Africa Packing List for Females

Classroom entry,  Kaolack, Senegal (West Africa)  Architect: Patrick Dujarric  Client: Mission Française de Coopération et d'Action Culturelle  Completed: 1994

Entrance to the Franco-Sénégalaise Cultural Centre in Kaolack, Senegal (West Africa)

Dogon Homes on the side of rocky mountains - Ancient Tellem Village - Dogon Country, Mali - West Africa

Dogon Homes on the side of rocky mountains - Ancient Tellem Village - Dogon Country, Mali - West Africa:

Lake Retba, Senegal, West Africa   The color is actually caused by a particular kind of algae called Dunaliella salina that produces a pigment. The salt content is extremely high, reaching 40 percent in some spots and allowing the algae to thrive (and swimmers to float effortlessly on the surface of the 10-foot-deep lake). Blinding white piles of salt line the shores, and locals work several hours a day harvesting salt from the bright pink water.

Pink Waters - Lake Retba in Senegal - Dynamic Africa. Pink waters are caused by the dunaliella salina (particularly in the dray season)

Kotu Beach by the Kombo Beach Hotel, The Gambia, West Africa

Kotu Beach by the Kombo Beach Hotel, The Gambia, West Africa. Been to Gambia 3 times and love it!

Many stilt houses of Dahomey village are scattered across lagoon. Ganvie, Benin

"Many stilt houses of Dahomey village are scattered across lagoon. Ganvie, Benin" - appropriate for coastal and marshy regions of Mesia

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Your travel guide to Senegal

Senegal was one of the most fascinating trips I have ever made. I have written this travel guide to Senegal to help you to organize your…

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