Ghana

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The Republic of Ghana is a country located in West Africa that borders Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south.
Whatmakes Ghana the perfect destination? Well, firstly Ghana is a nature lover´s delight. It is a place for those who don´t satisfy with being an armchair tourist and want to experience it at first hand.It has a sunny equatorial climate, fertile well-watered soils sustain and an enchanting selection of wildlife, ranging from monkeys to marine turtles.
Secondly, this country is divided in fourecorregions, according to the World Wildlife Fund. These are areas which are considered unique because of its natural resources. These regions are: Guinean forest-savanna mosaic, Eastern Guinean forests,and the Central African mangroves.
What´s more, over the recent years, Ghana has emerged as a pioneer in the field of community-based ecotourism, which aims to create a mutually beneficialrelationship between conservationists, tourists and communities.
Volta region, the most topographically varied part of Ghana also hosts the country´s largest concentration of community-based ecotourism sites.This place offers outdoor enthusiasts some great opportunities for hiking, rambling and mountain-biking. Popular attractions include the sacred monkeys of Tafi Atome, a plethora of magnificentforests and waterfalls around Amedzofe, the country´s highest peak, mount Afadjato, and the impressive forest-fringed Wili Falls, the tallest cascade in West Africa.
Ghana is highly alluring tobirdwatchers due to the 725 different species recorded in the country. But casual visitors can also enjoy the colorful savannah birds such as gonoleks, rollers, parrots and weavers.
I can assure you thatvisiting this outstanding country will broaden your mind, because you will learn about nature and about a foreign culture. You´ll definitely become more knowledgeable and you´ll probably acquire a...
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