"Ganta 1999" Ganta by jacobzoethout

Ganta Travel Guide: 6 reviews and 19 photos

In March 1999, I spent two nights and one whole day in Ganta, northern Liberia. Not really a tourist destiny, but it was a great experience for sure.

During the day, we visited schools, the hospital and even the mayor of the town, Mrs Millar.

  • Last visit to Ganta: Mar 1999
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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    Aug 17, 2011 at 6:30 AM

    Good VT post. In 2009 during my first visit back to Liberia I found it much the same as you did. I think that there were more functioning restaurants. Still no electricity and the hospital was still a lot poorer than in 1975. We now have 2 schools in Ganta doing our k-3 "Liberia Reads" program we started in 2009. Liberia remains an off the beaten track place with little if anything to attract tourists. Poor, poor, poor, but improving.

  • sachara's Profile Photo
    Mar 24, 2005 at 11:16 PM

    Very interesting you visited this place in Liberia. It looks like the way I had to find my accommodations and transport in Ghana in the early 80s.

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