Travel Blogs from Koforidua, Ghana

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KOFORIDUA BEAD MARKET, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

KOFORIDUA BEAD MARKET

A travel blog entry by ellebee88

... scooting back and forth and falling all over bc the tro tro driver was flying down the mountain and swishing us all around. it was pretty intense and pretty unique to ghana, ive gotta say. it makes me miss chapel hill transit just a liiiitttle ...

Trip to Koforidua, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Trip to Koforidua

A travel blog entry by edithschmid

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... roof. The poor goat laid down a comical dance while desperately trying to keep the balance on a vehicle going 100km/h or more. Koforidua is a very small and beautiful town in the middle of green banana trees, forest hills and waterfalls. What made it ...

Boti falls, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Boti falls

A travel blog entry by beattie99

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Kumasi a distant memory fading fast, we're heading to the Boti Waterfalls for a bit of nature. It's been an ongoing joke since guinea as part the "road of death" was supposed to have taken us to waterfalls. The GPS is back in action but it seems to ...

Day 5.. home from Cape Coast, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Day 5.. home from Cape Coast

A travel blog entry by ehime

... , Philipine, Flan and I found a tro that was actually pretty nice.  We arrived in Accra and then took another tro to Koforidua.  We arrived home around 630 and Barbara had dinner ready for us.  We had Chicken and Jelloff Rice but it was too ...

Day two.. introduction, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Day two.. introduction

A travel blog entry by ehime

... at all.  Anne Sophie showed up to take me for my introduction.  We took a taxi to the market area  in centeral Koforidua.  She took me to exchange my money and I bought a cell phone and a sim card for 35 ceidi which would be about 20 ...

koforidua, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

koforidua

A travel blog entry by travelwriter

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Day 14.. visting the village & wood market, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Day 14.. visting the village & wood market

A travel blog entry by ehime

... same flight home as I am.  I bought quite a few things including a nice african painting.  Sloane also is staying in Koforidua so we took a tro back home together.  I made home in time for dinner we had chicken and noodles.  We have ...

Kof town, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Kof town

A travel blog entry by cathjama

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... livelihoods, disability support and one other , like me, in education The Boti waterfalls are 30metre high are near Koforidua in the South East of Ghana. We visited at them at their most impressive time – just after the rainy season, when they ...

Ghanian children, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Ghanian children

A travel blog entry by laurenbell

... two cultures could not be any greater. I am interested to see if this is different between the Northern and Southern parts of Ghana.  Overall, I will say that I have a lot of respect for the school children in Ghana, especially the ones who make ...

Day 8.. hardest day so far., Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Day 8.. hardest day so far.

A travel blog entry by ehime

... that night.  But before going back home we went for some much needed drinks at Bollas. We were unable to find a Tro back to Koforidua so I had to call gifty and she helped us out.  It was a pretty bad day including Rebecca ( a little girl at ...

LPI, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

LPI

A travel blog entry by laurenbell

As a part of our PC training we are required to take a "Language Placement Interview" where we show off our acquired skills. After only a short 4 weeks of training we are supposed to have a intermediate mid level of our language. Well, how can you really ...

Day 15.. realizing my trip is coming to an end, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Day 15.. realizing my trip is coming to an end

A travel blog entry by ehime

... ; We left early to go back to Bullas for more drinks.  We did not stay long because we had to catch the last Tro back to Koforidua.  There wasnt enough room in the Tro so Rachel was sitting half on me and half on the arm rest she was pretty much ...

20p worth of fun, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

20p worth of fun

A travel blog entry by laurenbell

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Coming back to Addo Nkwanta has been extremely difficult after three weeks of being in hotels and being around all American for technical training. And I must admit I haven't paid too much attention to my eight year old host brother- so when I returned I ...

It a jungle out there..., Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

It a jungle out there...

A travel blog entry by steph.puras

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... to neighbouring schools, sit in and contribute to counseling sessions and even traveled to other parts of the Eastern Region like Koforidua for follow up with clients of the shelter. I unfortunately cannot talk about the cases or in what occurred in the ...

Day 1.. Arrival, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Day 1.. Arrival

A travel blog entry by ehime

... host family as myself.  The two girls and Peter invited me for drinks after the quiz night so we got a Tro and went to Koforidua.  Tros are like little vans that are falling apart.. the door didnt even shut all the way, it was pretty ...

Pre-Departure, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Pre-Departure

A travel blog entry by ehime

I will be leaving for Ghana, Africa on July 6th for 2.5 weeks ! I will be staying in Koforidua with Miriam Ofosu Appiah and will be working in Mount Zion Orphanage in Tinkom.  ...

Halloween - Ghana styles, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Halloween - Ghana styles

A travel blog entry by laurenbell

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In celebration of Halloween, several of us opted to dress up. This involved some creativity and a bit of an imagination. Of course there wasn't any candy, parties, and we did attract several curious stares.... But it was worth ...

Rockstar status, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Rockstar status

A travel blog entry by laurenbell

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People yelling and waving at me everywhere I go. Walking to class, going to the store, meeting with up other PCTs (Peace Corps Trainees), its like a never ending parade. Typical conversation: Hi/Good morning/Good afternoon! My name is Lauren- no not ...

A month without French fries, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

A month without French fries

A travel blog entry by laurenbell

We all know that my favorite vegetable is the potato. I can go on forever about how wonderful potatoes are and about how you can make so many delicious meals with them. Anyways, I was starting to go through serious withdrawals. Luckily as a part of our ...

Ghanaian Sleigh Bells Ring, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Ghanaian Sleigh Bells Ring

A travel blog entry by cathjama

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... finally catch a bus to Tamale. In comparison, British public transport system seems exceedingly efficient! For Christmas I travelled to Koforidua to spend the season with 18 of the other volunteers I had met in my first week in Accra ...

The Falls of death, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

The Falls of death

A travel blog entry by sarahdues12

... on a tro-tro where the door would opened as we drove around, and i was right next to the door! Once we got to Koforidua we walked around trying to find the Bead market which is a must see spot, but after asking numerious ghanians for directions we made ...

Obruni Day, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Obruni Day

A travel blog entry by laurenbell

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... Obrunj bus to drive to Boti Falls. Boti falls is a 30m-high seasonal waterfall, and one of the most impressive in Ghana. It is surrounded by a forest with massive trees and the rainforest around the waterfall used o be home to chimpanzees and other ...

Day 16... Last day with the kids, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Day 16... Last day with the kids

A travel blog entry by ehime

This morning I woke up at 6 so I could make it to school early.  I got there around 8 and Ebenezer met me on the road and walked with me to the school.  When we got to the school the kids were standing in lines.  They began to sing and ...

Test Day, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Test Day

A travel blog entry by jvbmeow

We left bright and earlyish (a little african punctuality again) to head to Koforidua in the Eastern Region of Ghana. We intended to make a quick stopover at the Okosombo Dam, however fate proved otherwise as our van broke down half way up the hill to ...

Back to School, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Back to School

A travel blog entry by jvbmeow

This morning many people voiced that they were beginning to feel homesick, so the start to the day was not so pleasant. However, we were headed to the school to donate our supplies and time. Ester, the principal, warmly welcomed us to the school and ...

Boti Falls, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Boti Falls

A travel blog entry by jvbmeow

... about 6 and decided to head back home to write. At the hotel, I finished my journal and got ready to experience a club in Koforidua. Davis and Phillip, our two cooks at the hotel, took us to a local night club where their friend Leslie was the dj. We ...

Sunday Funday, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Sunday Funday

A travel blog entry by jvbmeow

Free day for the kids! This means I got to sleep in for the first time! Yayyy! I woke up at 11am and went for a late breakfast. We decided to head into town for the afternoon and shop around, but we quickly learned that boutique shops do not open on ...

Back to School, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Back to School

A travel blog entry by jvbmeow

Today was our first day witnessing the entire system of the school, starting with an assembly. The kids lined up from shortest to tallest, girls first, then boys, by grade. One boy led the assembly while children would suggest prayers and songs to ...

Madame Madame!, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

Madame Madame!

A travel blog entry by jvbmeow

Day two followed in the same manner, however the kids and the teacher began to warm up to me. I showed them how to use pipecleaners for crafts and felt like a clown shaping balloons as they would request something and I would mould it, then they would ...

You Go Glen Cocoa, Koforidua, Ghana travel blog

You Go Glen Cocoa

A travel blog entry by jvbmeow

Once again, we went to school at 7am and went to our respective classrooms after the assembly. However, Worship WEdnesday included 2 hours of prayer and Christian religions teaching. This seemed very out of place in a public school where there were ...

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