Do you recommend any books or movies about this city/country for those who are interested in learning more?
I do not read French, there must be great books though! sorry I do not know them. - May 2020
Mmmm. There is some French movie made in the 1970s that was filmed at the old Club Med outside of Abidjan, but I forget what it is called. - Feb 2020
African Friends and Money Matters: Observations from Africa (Publications in Ethnography, Vol. 37). It really should be required reading. Yes, you are being charged more because you are a westerner. Yes, your co-worker at the embassy did just ask you for a loan (which they do not intend to repay because you are rich and not using that money). No, you will never get change. - Jun 2009