Places 2 results

Cape Coast

Big Shot A snapshot from an Arik destination and the story behind it. CAPE COAST BY KOFI ALLEN This is a photograph of a fishing village located in Cape Coast, Ghana. It was back in 2004 and I was positioned along the roadside, looking over the village waiting to be served fried plantain and roast yam. The sounds and smells were a mixture of cool sea air, fried food, reggae, hi-life music, lots of laughter, and people discussing all kinds of topics in their language. I took the shot in ...

Feeling Gidi

No matter if you are a Lagosian in search of something for the weekend or a newcomer to Africa’s most populous city, culture vulture and editor of Time Out Lagos, Nana Ocran, unlocks a magical labyrinth; the city they lovingly call Las Gidi Getting There Arik Air operates flights to and from Lagos from 32 destinations including London, Johannesburg, New York, Luanda and Accra. Weather January to April are the hottest times to go, with the rainy season usually kicking in from May to July ...