About Katja Cof

Katja, cultural anthropologist, has been intensely travelling for last 8 years and visited over 40 countries so far. She is deeply in love with everything related to Africa. She traveled across Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, The Gambia, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya mostly alone, did overland from Slovenia through Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania to Senegal as well as she did long term anthropological fieldwork in Northern Ghana. She plans to be connected with her favourite continent in different ways and wishes to visit Mali, Niger, Cameroon, Madagascar and Ethiopia in future. All photos in this post by Katja Cof.
9 05, 2016

Friendly Paga Crocodiles in Ghana

By |2018-11-16T12:05:22+02:00May 9th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Ghana|Comments Off on Friendly Paga Crocodiles in Ghana

Mutual Co-existence Between  People  and Friendly Paga Crocodiles Paga is a small town in Northern Ghana and it is located on the border with Burkina Faso. Paga is the most transitional border in the Northern part of the country. But, despite that, the town is well known also for friendly crocodiles. There is a perception [...]

5 04, 2016

Guide to Public Transport in Ghana

By |2018-11-22T09:57:10+02:00April 5th, 2016|Categories: Ghana, Mini Guides|1 Comment

Getting Around Ghana on Public Transport When traveling across Ghana, using public transport is almost unavoidable therefore hopefully this guide to public transport in Ghana will help you to get familiar with public transport options.  Surprisingly, public transport in this West African country can be either comfortable, relatively quick and on time either uncomfortable, slow [...]

2 04, 2016

Tiebele Travel Guide

By |2019-02-01T13:02:11+02:00April 2nd, 2016|Categories: Burkina Faso, Mini Guides|2 Comments

Practical Information About Public Transport and Accommodation  for Travelling to Tiébélé I already wrote an article about traditional Kassena architecture and specifically about village of Tiébélé. In this Tiebele travel guide, I am giving some practical information about its position, how to get there and back, accommodation etc. Tiébélé village lies in the Southwestern part of Burkina [...]

15 03, 2016

Tiébélé Burkinabé Village With Painted Houses

By |2018-11-16T11:52:48+02:00March 15th, 2016|Categories: Burkina Faso, Culture|1 Comment

Tiebele - Probably the Most Beautiful Village in Burkina Faso! Tiébélé Burkinabé village with painted houses is a village in the south-western part of Burkina Faso, near the Ghanaian border. This remote and tranquil village attracts travellers with its unique and stunning painted houses that can be hardly seen elsewhere.   Burkina Faso is a [...]

5 03, 2016

Bugum Chugu Fire Festival in Northern Ghana

By |2018-11-16T11:49:49+02:00March 5th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Ghana|1 Comment

Fire Festival or How Dagomba People in Northern Ghana Celebrate New Year The Bugum Chugu Fire Festival in Northern Ghana Fire is one of the most important holidays among people of Dagbon, but is well known also among Gonja, Mamprusi and Nanumba, all living in the Northern part of Ghana. It is celebrated at the beginning [...]

3 01, 2016

Backpacking and Travel Guide to Burkina Faso

By |2018-11-16T11:42:51+02:00January 3rd, 2016|Categories: Backpacking, Burkina Faso, Travel Tips|3 Comments

Tips and Hints on Backpacking and Travel in Burkina Faso Burkina Faso, in my opinion, is a very tranquil country with incredibly kind and welcoming people. You will meet smiling people saying bonne arrivée all the time. Among all African countries that I have visited so far, Burkina  Faso is on top and I definitely [...]

25 12, 2015

How to Apply for Ghana Visa in Ouagadougou?

By |2018-11-16T11:40:33+02:00December 25th, 2015|Categories: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Travel News|2 Comments

The Latest Information on Getting Visa for Ghana in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso! Application for Ghanian Visa At the reception, you will be first asked for your purpose of visiting the embassy. After explaining, you are allowed to enter the main office. There, you have to fill in a form, add four passport photos, yellow fever [...]

19 12, 2015

Things to Do Around Banfora Burkina Faso

By |2018-11-16T11:40:08+02:00December 19th, 2015|Categories: Burkina Faso, Travel Tips|2 Comments

Things to Do Around Banfora - Western part of Burkina Faso, around Banfora, is the most breathtaking area of Burkina for many travellers. The most famous are Sindou Peaks, Karfiguéla Waterfalls and Domes of Fabedougou. Below are some useful and practical information on things to do around Banfora Burkina Faso.

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