Tuesday, 23 July 2013

G Adventures West Africa Cruise extended for 2014

UNESCO-listed Cape Coast Castle and fishing fleet, Ghana (R Eime)
G Adventures extended the itinerary for its West Africa cruise for 2014 as a result of its popularity. The trip travels up the west coast of Africa on the MS Expedition. It cruises for 32 days, calling in 16 ports in 14 countries, including the new ports of Dakhla in Western Sahara, Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands and Agadir (for Marrakech) in Morocco. The trip operated for the first time in April.

The 2014 version of the West Africa Cruise will visit South Africa, Namibia, Angola, the Congo, Sao Tome and Principe, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, The Gambia, Senegal, Western Sahara, the Canary Islands and Morocco. It includes opportunities to meet people in remote communities in Benin, Togo, Angola and Sierra Leone, as well as coffin-makers of Ghana and to visit Elmira Castle and Cape Coast Castle, where slaves waited to be shipped to the New World.