Undiscovered Spanish-speaking paradise on the Gulf of Guinea Equatorial Guinea is a Spanish speaking country located in Central Africa, situated in between Cameroon and Gabon and facing the Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the smallest countries in Africa, and comprises a continental part and an Insular Region, where the capital, Malabo, is located.
Tourism has not yet been developed in Equatorial Guinea, and this is one of the countries main attractions together with the dense unspoiled tropical forest.
Equatorial Guinea is a Spanish speaking country located in Central Africa, situated in between Cameroon and Gabon and facing the Atlantic
Tourism has not yet been developed in Equatorial Guinea, and this is one of the countries main attractions together with the dense
10 REASONS TO VISIT EQUATORIAL GUINEA
- Monte Allen National Park is the country’s first protected area. Observing gorillas or a chimp is not easy in this forested Mountain Park. Nonetheless the big apes traces can be seen everywhere and their sounds herd from the parks hostel.
- The Guinean population is composed entirely by Bantu tribes who have kept many of their ancestral traditionssuch as the music and the dances.
- Guinea’s virgin Corisco Island is still a secret for most tourists. A speed boat unites this paradise island with the coast.
- Whale watching during the months of July, August and September.
- The insular part of the country is the Island of Bioko, where one can organise wonderful treks in the forested areas around Ureka, a calm fishing town.
- One cannot ignore the country’s Spanish colonial heritage in the form of interesting XIXth Century buildings and more obviously in the nation’s official language: Spanish.
- The Bubi are Bioko island’s natives. Their cultural centre is Moka, where the descendants of the Bubi monarchy still live.
- Pico Basilé (3.011mts) is an ancient volcano and the highest peak in the country.
- Navigating with a canoe along the Benito and Ntem rivers though the impenetrable tropical forests is a breathtaking experience.
- In Tika, the traveller can enjoy fresh seafood prepared by the Ndowé ethnic group (‘Playeros’) and swim in the Atlantic ocean.