Grand Bassam is a tale of two cities divided by the Ébrié Lagoon. One side is modernising and the other has an eerie aura of a ghost town. Early French colonialists made the town their Cote d’Ivoire capital with beautiful European architecture but when they
Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) Archive
As you travel across the Western African republic of Cote d’Ivoire or Ivory Coast you will see people gathered around a Maquis or an open air restaurant. For the Ivorians these eateries are somewhere they not only eat and drink but enjoy meeting their friends.