The Allocodrome in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. We ordered grilled chicken and fish smothered in a tomato/onion/cucumber vinaigrette, served with attieke and fried plantains (so delicious - hard to beat Ivoirian cuisine). Then these guys delivered a couple bottles of cold beer. They then launched into an animated conversation next to our table that went on for some time, full of laughing and arguing and much gesticulating with their arms. Then she walked by. And it all came to a full and silent halt. January 2013. Photo by @austin_merrill. #abidjan #ivorycoast #cotedivoire #allocodrome #africa #fish #poisson #chicken #poulet #cuisine #beer #plantain #attieke #tomato #cucumber #onion #food #austin_merrill

The Allocodrome in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. We ordered grilled chicken and fish smothered in a tomato/onion/cucumber vinaigrette, served with attieke and fried plantains (so delicious - hard to beat Ivoirian cuisine). Then these guys delivered a couple bottles of cold beer. They then launched into an animated conversation next to our table that went on for some time, full of laughing and arguing and much gesticulating with their arms. Then she walked by. And it all came to a full and silent halt. January 2013. Photo by @austin_merrill. #abidjan #ivorycoast #cotedivoire #allocodrome #africa #fish #poisson #chicken #poulet #cuisine #beer #plantain #attieke #tomato #cucumber #onion #food #austin_merrill

Last night my car broke down and a gentleman asked me to park it in his yard, where it will be safe. I couldn’t see much. I went there this morning to thank him and get the car and this was the scene that met me. “Lakeside Beach” is definitely one of Accra’s hidden gems. The woman is crossing the lagoon on the bridge to go sell her food on the beach. Photo by Nana Kofi Acquah @africashowboy (Copyright: 2014). #Accra #Ghana #Africa

Last night my car broke down and a gentleman asked me to park it in his yard, where it will be safe. I couldn’t see much. I went there this morning to thank him and get the car and this was the scene that met me. “Lakeside Beach” is definitely one of Accra’s hidden gems. The woman is crossing the lagoon on the bridge to go sell her food on the beach. Photo by Nana Kofi Acquah @africashowboy (Copyright: 2014). #Accra #Ghana #Africa