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News from Nowhere – Ghana
In a remote seaside village in Ghana, John M. Edwards battles golf-ball-sized bugs and meets gung-ho gonzo travelers seasoned in bad trips through Africa. No one said travel in nowhere was easy.
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Life in an African Village – XOFA Eco-Village, Ghana
Life in an African Village – XOFA Eco-Village, Ghana home_aug19_afr.jpgBrenda Whetstone struggl
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And Then I Fell In Love – XOFA Eco-Village, Ghana
And Then I Fell In Love – XOFA Eco-Village, Ghana home_aug05_afr2.jpgBrenda Whetstone prepa
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Second Skin – Accra, South Coast, Ghana
Margaret McGladrey ventures into Accra, a white girl with a pocket full of money, alone in West Africa.
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Character Building in the Sub-Saharan – Accra, Ghana
Character Building in the Sub-Saharan – Accra, Ghana During her internship, Erica Taylor is learning to
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Coffins and Crocodiles, a Journey Through Ghana (5 of 6)
A Spiritual Lake Thirty kilometres south of Kumasi is Bosumtwi Lake, the largest and deepest freshwater lake in Ghana, formed by a meteorite. The lake is considered sacred by the Ashanti – they believe the spirits of their ancestors live on the lake. I shared a taxi with my friend and Christoff, an Austrian guy […]
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Coffins and Crocodiles, a Journey Through Ghana (4 of 6)
Coffins and Crocodiles, a Journey Through Ghana (4 of 6) Off to Kumasi From Cape Coast it took us 3½ hours to get to Kumasi, Ghana’s second largest city. Kumasi is different from Accra is many respects – first of all it lies in a green belt, meaning that there are more trees, more flowers and a milder climate than the coastal region. Second, it […]
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Coffins and Crocodiles, a Journey Through Ghana (3 of 6)
Coffins and Crocodiles, a Journey Through Ghana (3 of 6) We headed over to the castle first thing in the morning. A guide greeted us at the reception and invited us to peruse the museum upstairs before he gave us a tour. The museum is, surprisingly, well designed and informative. The history of the slave trade and its impact on Ghana are explained and related […]
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Coffins and Crocodiles, a Journey Through Ghana (2 of 6)
Coffins and Crocodiles, a Journey Through Ghana (2 of 6) Fidel Castro in Ghana? Accra is not known for its museums, but Ghana’s monument to its first leader, Kwame Nkrumah, is a decent enough spot to while away an afternoon. It is a sprawling park of sculptures and grass that seems a tad out of place in the chaos that is Accra. Kwame Nkrumah was […]
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Coffins and Crocodiles, a Journey Through Ghana (1 of 6)
Coffins and Crocodiles, a Journey Through Ghana (1 of 6) Beautiful scenery, a gorgeous coast and interestin
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