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Sahel pueblo con mujeres y niños

Planet Sahel, a borderline territory

The Sahel is a land of transition between the desert and the savannah that precedes the jungles of the south....

Makoko, community and resistance in gigantic Lagos (Nigeria)

Makoko is like an island in the chaos of the big city. It is a floating neighbourhood and we are...

Dancing to the sound of Afrobeat in Lagos, Nigeria

To be recognised as the father of a musical style is no small matter. In Lagos, the economic centre of...

Benin City and Edo culture, pure Nigerian history

In the Africa Overland expedition we did in Kumakonda between March and April 2023, we knew that Nigeria was not...

Discovering the Dozo hunters, an esoteric and powerful brotherhood of the Malinké Country

Among the enormous variety of worldviews that exist in West Africa today, we can find brotherhoods or confraternities. These are...

Mercedes overland truck 4×4 for sale

Characteristics of our Mercedes 4×4 overland truck I only attend to people who are really interested: +34 635419035 or info@kumakonda.com...

Travel to Benin – Travel guide to discover the voodoo country

Travel to Benin. Its main richness is its immense cultural heritage, its varied traditions (some forty ethnic groups), and its...

West Africa, journey through our senses

To enter West Africa is to penetrate ancestral Africa, in a mysterious world of secret societies, initiation rites, masks and...

Dambe: the fight club in northern Nigeria

Dambe. Welcome to the Fight Club.We travelled to northern Nigeria, specifically to Kano, the oldest city in West Africa....

Bijagos Islands in Guinea Bissau, where women rule

On our last trip to Guinea Bissau in February 2018 we were lucky to learn more about this West African...

Visiting the Cantanhez National Park in Guinea Bissau

Travelling to Cantanhez National Park The Cantanhez National Park in Guinea Bissau is located in the district of Tombali, in...

Tiwai Island Sanctuary Sierra Leone

Discovering Tiwai Island, travelling to Sierra Leone The Tiwai Island Sanctuary in Sierra Leone is one of the great highlights...