Rowena K. Wong 689
I have been leading a nomadic lifestyle since 2013 traveling six months in a year. Though I have visited over 90 countries and territories, there is so much more to explore. My main travel interests are history, cultural practices & beliefs and architecture.
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Tamale, GhanaTamaleGhanaA pretty sunrise...Cape Coast, GhanaCape CoastGhanaThe Cape Coast is the best known retention center in West Africa. The presentation is well organized. What an educational and moving experience!Yamoussoukro, Ivory CoastYamoussoukroIvory CoastThis basilica is supposed to be a replica of St. Peter's in Rome. If you know how obscure Yakro is, this complex is even more amazing.Conakry, GuineaConakryGuineaThis is the oldest Catholic church in Conakry. It is on the Mission House compound.Bissau, Guinea-BissauBissauGuinea-BissauThe Fortaleza dominates one side of the old city in the capital. The fort is still heavily guarded by soldiers on all sides.Wassu, The GambiaWassuThe GambiaTucked away from the main North Bank Highway, the Stone Circles of Wassu are easily accessible on foot.Toubakouta, SenegalToubakoutaSenegalThis is a 100% unedited, unenhanced photo taken on the river bank at Toubakouta, Senegal.Praia do Tarrafal, Tarrafal, Cape VerdePraia do TarrafalTarrafal, Cape VerdeThis is absolutely the highlight of my visit to this sleepy town. This beach is beautiful beyond description - fine granular sand, turquoise water...Tarrafal, Cape VerdeTarrafalCape VerdeThe setting sun is falling into the horizon behind the outline of Volcano Fogo. The island is actually quite far away.Monte Verde, São Vicente, Cape VerdeMonte VerdeSão Vicente, Cape VerdeThis is a bird's eyeview of a town called Baia das Gatas on the north side of the island of S. Vicente.São Vicente, São Vicente, Cape VerdeSão VicenteSão Vicente, Cape VerdeSao Pedro Beach is a 15 minute-drive away from Mindelo. There are very few tourists on the beach. I could stare at the ocean for hours.Mindelo, Cape VerdeMindeloCape VerdeThis government building is painted in baby pink. Surprisingly, it is still a very dignified looking building.São Nicolau, Cabecalinho, Cape VerdeSão NicolauCabecalinho, Cape VerdeThe taken was taken from the port on a Saturday afternoon. What a beautiful parade of colours!Vila do Maio, Cape VerdeVila do MaioCape VerdeI have never seen a city beach so pristine and unspoiled. I fell in love with the island of Maio instantly.Praia, Cape VerdePraiaCape VerdeSunrise as viewed west of Quebra Canela Beach. I am falling in love with this place.Gamboa, Praia, Cape VerdeGamboaPraia, Cape VerdeThis photo is taken from the lookout point behind the Presidential Palace in Plateau.Saint Louis, SenegalSaint LouisSenegalThe Island of St. Louis is sheltered from the Atlantic Ocean by a very long sand split. This lagoon is a major waterway running in the North-South...Gorée, Dakar, SenegalGoréeDakar, SenegalExcept for the pesky shop owners and street vendors, Goree Island is a must-see when you are visiting Dakar, Senegal.Dakar, SenegalDakarSenegalThe minarets of this mosque near the West Corniche in Dakar are unique in design. It is one of a kind in all the mosques that I have seen so far.Rabat, MoroccoRabatMoroccoHow can a carnivore say "no" to this kind of street food which is readily available in the ancient medinas in Morocco? :) #Goodeats
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