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Five reasons why you should visit Ghana

In my last entry I vividly described all the things we didn’t like about Ghana. Contrary to what you may think, there were many things we DID like, too. 1,003 more words

Travelling

Bored? No way!

If anyone says that they are bored in Ghana…they are probably lying. Yesterday…I went to:

  1. Cape Coast Castle: Anytime you get a chance to go to a castle, go!
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Ghana

Stepping Out

I am writing at a time when many fellow Ghanaians have lost their lives due to flooding and a gas explosion in Accra.  Our thoughts and prayers remain with those who have, so unnecessarily, lost loved ones. 915 more words

Snapshots

Some more photographs to share the journey. I’m trying to capture as much as I can of life here and share the amazing fusion of cultures and lifestyles in Ghana. 126 more words

Travel

Colonial guilt trip

From the mid seventeenth century the Gold Coast of West Africa was rapidly transformed into the Slave Coast. The triangular transatlantic slave trade saw captured Africans transported to South and North America to produce commodities such as sugar and cotton for Europe, that in turn sent spirits, jewellery and guns back to Africa. 1,025 more words

Travel

April 24, 2015

On a different two-day jaunt, we went to Cape Coast and Elmina, which are destinations that most tourists in Ghana want to visit. I particularly wanted the guys to see one of the slave forts, just because. 932 more words

Ghana

The Bald Volunteer

When I first met him it was after years of interaction online. This social media enthusiast had caught my attention for quite some time and his selfless enthusiasm to doing good for others is what drew me to him. 644 more words