I walk out of the airport and like a magnet, a bunch of taxi drivers approach me. Unfortunate for them I found a taxi driver inside the airport. I enter the taxi and he drives me to my host. While we find our way through the rain and the dark […]Read More
Cycle Guide Ivory Coast
Cycling in Ivory Coast can be pleasant, especially after you’ve when you come from Liberia or Guinea. The country has a large coastline with a lot of relaxing places. For a big part, the jungle has been replaced by many plantations.
A visa is required.
|Language||French, local languages|
|Currency||CFA (2019: €1 = CFA 655)|
|Religion||Christianity, Islam, Animism|
|GDP-rank||#139 (of 192 countries)|
See & Do
Possible, but there are lots of people everywhere, so consider asking permission first.
A great way of meeting locals and sleeping in your own comfortable bed. Ask anyone in a village and they will search a spot for you.
Most cities have accommodation. Room with fan should be around 5.000 CFA, with AC a bit more. Expect bucket showers.
WS / CS
Not very common, only big cities offer CS hosts.
Entering Ivory Coast “Where are you going to?”, an official at the Liberian immigration office at the border asks. “To Abidjan in Ivory Coast”, I respond. “You’re going to Abidjan with your bike?”, he asks with disbelief. When I confirm, he asks the same question again. “It’s just a short […]Read More