for sustainable community development, food and income security as well as a greater control over the natural resources on which the local population is depending. It has a little shop selling high-quality wall-calendars and postcards with Guinea Bissau motives as well as locally produced baskets, marmalade, rice, spices, palm oil etc. * '''Ponto de Encontro''' has a large selection of quality DVDs, that can be ordered from Portugal and picked up the following Friday. Eat Restaurants
name Hotel Malaika alt url http: malaikahotel.com ing index.php email address lat long directions phone tollfree fax hours price content Has a nice restaurant inside, but also a roof top restaurant for drinks and fast food style meals. * '''O Bistro''' - Belgian owned restaurant next to Mavegro, delicious food. *
04 27 df y birth_place Bissau, Portuguese Guinea death_date death_place Bissau, Guinea-Bissau party Independent (Independent (politician)) Early life Vieira was born in Bissau, then a city of Portuguese Guinea. Originally trained as an electrician, he joined the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC
FCFA for lunch or dinner * '''A Padeira Africana''' - Portuguese style food * '''Ponto de Encontro''' - same owner as "A Padeira Africana" - good for a beer and a snack on the sidewalk * '''Restaurante bar maroquino "Sara"''' - Moroccan restaurant close to Aparthotel Lobato, good fish, shawarma etc. * '''Lenox - Bairro de Ajuda''' Popular local place with internet café, loud music, beer, shawarma, pizza, goats meat, sandwiches and other fast food. * '''Lenox - Luanda
favorite weekend get-away in the dry season. The beach is a bit muddy, but there's always good ambient with music, people dancing, barbecuing, playing football and swimming. Just follow Estrada de Bor out of Bissau, continue when it turns into a dirt road, and eventually you'll reach the beach (might be a two-hour drive). '''Saltinho Waterfall''' - A pleasant little waterfall located just under the bridge where the main road to southern Guinea-Bissau crosses the Rio Corubal. There is a hotel "
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. The staff is very helpful and good at explaining the purpose of the different items, and connecting it to traditional spiritual beliefs. Do thumb Centre Culturel Franco Bissau Guineen (File:Frenchculture.jpg) * The '''French Cultural Center''' in the Bayana roundabout often features concerts, movies, dance classes, French classes etc. Programme on their webpage The '''Portuguese Cultural Center''' (next to the Portuguese
phone tollfree fax hours price content Good restaurant, and excellent service, but somewhat overpriced. * '''Hotel Kalliste''' - Has an open air restaurant right on Praca Che Guevara (known as "Praca Bayana" by most cab drivers). Excellent pizza and live music most nights, though relatively expensive (4000f - 5000f for a small pie). * '''Papa Louca''' Favorite place for pizzas and shawarmas. Very fair prices! * '''Le Grimaldi''' Restaurant of Hotel Kalliste
. * '''Dragon''' Chinese Restaurant uphill from the Bayana roundabout. It is a nice change, once you get tired of Portuguese and libanese style food. * '''Fernandas''' in Santa Lucia - famous for her Bica (Carpe Rouge). * '''Campo Sueco''' in Alto Bandim - good for lunch and a swim in the pool, while you wait for the food. * '''Ta Mar''' in Bissau Velho - nice place with outdoor serving in the street in the dry season. * '''Pensão Central''' - Fixed menu with soup, fish, meat and dessert for about 5000 FCFA for lunch or dinner * '''A Padeira Africana''' - Portuguese style food * '''Ponto de Encontro''' - same owner as "A Padeira Africana" - good for a beer and a snack on the sidewalk * '''Restaurante bar maroquino "Sara"''' - Moroccan restaurant close to Aparthotel Lobato, good fish, shawarma etc. * '''Lenox - Bairro de Ajuda''' Popular local place with internet café, loud music, beer, shawarma, pizza, goats meat, sandwiches and other fast food. * '''Lenox - Luanda''' Same concept, but without the loud music. * '''Phoenicia''' Libanese place for good sandwiches, shawarmas, burgers, pizzas, softice and wireless internet. No alcohol sold. * '''Ali Baba''' - libanese fast food and soft ice, no alcohol. * '''Morabeza''' - next to Bayana roundabout. Food ok, Pizza good. * '''Magui''' - Senegalese place above the closed cinema. * '''Monte Carlo - Hotel Jordani''' - food is nothing special. * '''Dom Bifana - airport''' located in the very airport, it is fancy looking, but not good value for money. * '''Adega do Loureiro''' on a sidestreet between Baiana and Benfica. Nice place with good and innovative Portuguese food, but the service varies quite a bit. * '''Casa Santos''' in Santa Luzia * '''Cantinho da Mana M'Butcha''' Rua Domingos Ramos * '''Ruby''' Restaurant of the ApartHotel Ruby, next to the UN building * '''Chez Ami''' Rua Eduardo Mondelane Supermarkets * '''Darling''' - many Spanish brands, good value. One in the center, one in Estrada de Bor and one on the Airport Road, opposite Mercado de Bandim. * '''Bon Jour''' - tends to be somewhat expensiver than the others - with a big section of tableware, kitchen utensils, linen etc. * '''Mavegro''' - Dutch supermarket, northern European food, wall-calendars and postcards from "Tiniguena", creole books and cartoons, historic books on Guinea Bissau. * '''Bodem''' - supermarket with a big section of shoes and clothes. * '''Mini Marché Alvalade''' - opposite Dragon Chinese restaurant - is the best place in Bissau to buy cheese and frozen meat. Drink There are quite a few discos and nightclubs, one nightclub popular with expats is '''X-Klub'''. The club has pool tables and a small dance floor. Discos include Plack, Bambú, Sonhos, Orio etc. Sleep Hotels in Bissau are generally overpriced. There's hope that prices will lower as new hotels are about to open. Budget * WikiPedia:Bissau commons:Bissau
brynn_slavery.html Slavery in the Sahel , University of North Carolina With the help of local tribes in about 1600, the Portuguese, and numerous other European powers, including France, Britain (United Kingdom) and Sweden, set up a thriving slave trade along the West African coast. However, the local black African rulers in Guinea, who prospered greatly from the slave trade (African slave trade), had no interest in allowing the white Europeans any further inland than
'''Bissau''' is the capital (Capital (political)) city of Guinea-Bissau. In 2007 Bissau had an estimated population of 407,424. Instituto Nacional de Estatística e Censos Bissau is located on the Geba River estuary, off the Atlantic Ocean, and is Guinea-Bissau's largest city, major port, and its administrative and military centre.