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Grand-Bassam: for the first time I had the priviledge to visit Grand-Bassam, not just go and enjoy its beach side, but actually explore places which makes the town one of our historic heritage.
Would like to discuss more about the Town and its historical places but fortunately you have plenty of available ressources online about Grand-Bassam. This post is more about the activity which allowed me to have an in-depht discovery of this amazing place.
The 3rd Photowalk organised by @Leguide225 was a week ago (25th of May) and I was honored to be a participant once again. It was almost a 4 hours walk within which we snapped, discussed, learned, enjoyed and also loss calories (people buying stuffs on the road to eat are out of this last point). The first thing I noticed about Grand-Bassam was how young and welcoming the population was, it was a really pleasant feeling. You can freely walk in the streets, talk to random people and take authorised pictures. And it seems like the population really know the history of their town because they do not hesitate to share their knowledge with you. You take pictures and at the same time you learn about them. Amazing innit!?
Talking about learning, we got served! We were lucky enough to visit some historical places such as:
• “le musée National du costume” which traces the history of how many ethnic group dress in Cote d’Ivoire. We were helped by a guide of course who explained everyhting we asked about our history. •‘’ Le Phare de Grand-Bassam’’ (the picture above): a hundred years building that was the only one helping the seafarers approaching the Coasts of the Country during the colonial era.
When I said we had an in-depht discovery of Grand-Bassam, I wasn’t being extreme. Apart from those two places, we also visited : Place de la paix Monument La marche des femmes, Pont de la Victoire, Monument commémoratif des victimes de l'attentat de Grand-Bassam, Maison des Artistes, Ancien Bureau de Poste, Centre Culturel JB Mockey, Banque Centrale Africaine, Centre Céramique. ***comments section for more***