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Mar 4, 2013 - Foumban

Monday 4th March 2013 Foumban Cameroon Up later today as we didn’t have to be ready until 9am. We had breakfast at the guest house – baguette, coffee, avocado, cheese – after breakfast we took a taxi to the town where we visited the palace of the king and the museum attached. The current king (sultan) is the 19th in the dynasty which dates back to 1394 – totally amazing really. There have been many wars in that time and in the museum there are many artefacts – clothes, masks, musical instruments, weapons like spears and old flintlock rifles...

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Mar 3, 2013 - Bandjoun to Foumban

Sunday 3rd March 2013 Bandjoun to Foumban Up at 6.30am today, packed our bags but we didn’t have to leave straight away as we were heading out to the village of Bandjoun and the chief’s house. We then went down to breakfast in the hotel dining room – bread, croissant, coffee and pineapple – and after breakfast left by taxi for the palace. While we were there we visited the museum in which were displayed all the details of the tribe and relics, tools, fabrics, musical instruments and other items. The large traditional meeting house (nine...

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