Talk:Togo

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For future reference the Wikitravel:CIA World Factbook 2002 import can be found at Talk:Togo/CIA World Factbook 2002 import. -- Huttite 17:16, 1 Apr 2005 (EST)


Travel section[edit]

It does not seem that a Porsche Carrera GT would be the only option of getting into Togo by car. Especially Togo being a quite small country, and may I say one in poverty. Excuse me for I may be mistaken though.

mv from article[edit]

80.88.137.19 07:07, 13 January 2009 (EST)Be aware that the Immigration officers at the airport will charge double or more for a visa, although the price list is posted on the window. I was charged 20 Euros (visa price: 15 Euros) then told that was not enough. When I produced US Dollars, the Immigration officer snatched the $50 out of my hands and threw both the bills under the window. I was told to return after getting my luggage. Upon returning I was informed that I had not paid anything yet and that a visa would cost 30,000CFA (offical price: 15,000CFA). Furthermore, I was asked no less than 4 more times for money from various customs officers so they "Wouldn't have to search my bags." With a welcome like this, why would anyone want to go?

Regions[edit]

Togo may look small, but since it extends perpendicular to the coast it covers several different landscapes and has a few major ethnicities. The five regions ([1])that exist are a good way of dividing the country, but I feel five regions is too many for such a small country. So:

  • Northern Togo (Savanes & Kara)—savanna and some granite rock formations in the far northwest; Kabye peoles
  • Central Togo (Centrale, Plateaux)—rolling hills and forests; mix of Ewe, Kotokoli, & Tchamba peoples
  • Coastal Togo (Maritime)—coastal mangrove marshes & lagoons; mix of all ethnicities; this is part of the country the overwhelming majority of tourists see

AHeneen 04:27, 27 January 2010 (EST)

Done. --Burmesedays 04:56, 8 February 2010 (EST)