Travel Blogs from Kokrobite, Ghana

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Day 1: Tro-tro to Big Milly's, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Day 1: Tro-tro to Big Milly's

A travel blog entry by tim_buktu2

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... aim of today is to escape the city before I even discover it and set up camp in Big Milly's Backyard, Kokrobite - a well-established backpacker haven west of Accra. A quick reccy post-breakfast identifies that Ghanaians drink Guinness, it's blisteringly ...

Weekend Road Trippin' to the Coast - Kokrobite!, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Weekend Road Trippin' to the Coast - Kokrobite!

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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On the map this place is only a few odd miles away from Accra but the dodgy roads meant it took god knows how long to get here from Ho in our van. Despite the slightly unnerving episode of long prayers for our safety being said before departure, and the ...

Day 4: Seto's got a Gun, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Day 4: Seto's got a Gun

A travel blog entry by tim_buktu2

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There's a knock at the door. It's 8am and unexpected. Could it be the reward has sniffed out a taker? Outside stands Simone, one of the 'bad guy' converts working for Seto. He was apparently on duty yesterday to stop any tourists 'turning left' and he ...

Cape Coast-Kokrobite-Accra, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Cape Coast-Kokrobite-Accra

A travel blog entry by karanshark

... as humans to make sure things like these never happen again...that man respects man. Is it that hard? Next evening went to Kokrobite, quite exhausted - there was this Christmas thing, with dances, etc - it was very entertaining, and I was dragged onto ...

Day 2: Rendezvous Julia, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Day 2: Rendezvous Julia

A travel blog entry by tim_buktu2

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... with its own church - and as I head towards it a shout from behind has me turning to see Julia emerging from the National Museum of Ghana waving over to me. That was easy!   We go back to the hostel to pick up her gear and check-out. The reception ...

Day 3: Robbed! (Part 1), Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Day 3: Robbed! (Part 1)

A travel blog entry by tim_buktu2

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It's the big day, though I don't know it yet. We spent the remainder of yesterday getting into the swing of things; mostly honing bucket shower techniques, getting our faces known at the bar and telling people my name's not Paul; the Peter/Paul thing is ...

Day 3: Robbed! (Part 2), Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Day 3: Robbed! (Part 2)

A travel blog entry by tim_buktu2

'You didn't turn left, did you?', as if that explains everything. Wendy has been called away from her jam by the day-manager after our tale of banditry and demands for action.   'Well yes, but we kind of thought the signs meant we might get our ...

Beaching it, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Beaching it

A travel blog entry by hvw88

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... time to beach it. At the weekend, I trekked west along the coast with 4 other volunteers to the idyllic Kokrobite beach, where we all crammed into a twin bedroom. It's a proper palm trees and white sands kind of place, and after ...

Plage pres d Accra, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Plage pres d Accra

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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... a la capitale facilement tout en ayant un cadre agreable (la plage en face de l hotel). La grande difference des plages du ghana avec celle de cote d ivoire c est que les plages ghanenne sont plus difficles pour nager (courant, beaucoup de vagues), et ...

Day 14: Scorchio, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Day 14: Scorchio

A travel blog entry by tim_buktu2

It's my last full day. It's noon. I'm lying on the beach. There isn't an adventurous bone left in my body. Strange, then, that in my 28th country I finally get culture-shock.   To me, the extent to which you are prone to culture-shock is ...

Day 13: The Murder Village, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Day 13: The Murder Village

A travel blog entry by tim_buktu2

... , but the tale of the ghost village, as pieced together in the bar last night, goes something like this.   When I left Kokrobite eight days ago I had been robbed and made sure everyone knew about it; the guesthouse owners, the village elders, the ...

A chilled out weekend at Big Milly's, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

A chilled out weekend at Big Milly's

A travel blog entry by travelbud

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... world. Unfortunately however the beach is too close to Accra and the currents bring a lot of the litter from town west towards Kokrobite so I'd only give the beach a 5/10 - and when comparing photos to Zanzibar beaches you have to laugh.  ...

kokrobite and a sunburn, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

kokrobite and a sunburn

A travel blog entry by ellebee88

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so...my entries have been short lately. This one is going to keep that up....we went to kokrobite, a beach that i heard was quiet, secluded, and nothing like labodi beach near us in accra. we got there, and it wasn't much quieter. there were vendors ...

Total Eclipse of the Heart, Accra and Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Total Eclipse of the Heart

A travel blog entry by chris_sayward

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... the beach. A hippie beachside, backpacker-type place called "Big Milly's Backyard" offered a relaxing scene to spend the day - located in Kokrobite, 32km from Accra. We challenged the waves in the roaring ocean, laid out with a book and a cold beer on the ...

Beach Weekend, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Beach Weekend

A travel blog entry by kimber1974

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... .  She talked the entire way - she sells jewelry on the beach for an NGO she works with and gave us her opinions on Kokrobite, Ghana, California, and anything else that was on her mind, which was apparently a lot. A lesson in "You get what you pay ...

Dancing the night away.., Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Dancing the night away..

A travel blog entry by catherineforbes

Feeling very tired today and a little out of sorts – not sure why? This place has been incredible, really great location and meeting interesting people but, and there is always a but, I don't know what it is about this country but somehow it just ...

Castles galore, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Castles galore

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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... . 5 March Mike tried again at the Embassy only to be told that the Embassy had made an error and had not taken a copy of the Ghana visa. Once they had this they then told him to come back next Wednesday, the only trouble was that the Ghana Visa run out on ...

Weekend escape from Accra!, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Weekend escape from Accra!

A travel blog entry by catherineforbes

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... is party night! The whole place is gearing itself up for a live band playing a mix of high/hip life (fantastic music of Ghana- amazing beats) plus the ubiquitous reggae for the Rasta guys. Everyone keeps telling me to put my dancing shoes, so do you know ...

Kokrobite - Accra, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Kokrobite - Accra

A travel blog entry by beattie99

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Our intention is to avoid big cities where possible so were headed for Kokrobite (we'd heard about its amazing beaches and laid back camping / accommodation) just outside Accra. We arrived at Big Millys just before lunch after pretty good motorways into ...

Bike service day 11500km complete, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Bike service day 11500km complete

A travel blog entry by beattie99

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That day started with a mushroom omlette, it's a novelty having "normal" food...and the only highlight of the day! Before we started on the bikes I had to head into Accra to change my back tire and get a few things... Never seen a man change a tire so ...

Гана, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Гана

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Гана. Населенный пункт Кокробайт на ...

Гана, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Гана

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Гана. Населенный пункт Кокробайт на ...

Christmas and Coconuts, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Christmas and Coconuts

A travel blog entry by phileasfarx

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Although only 37km west of Accra, Kokrobite is effectively a million miles away. Instead of cars you find chickens.  Coconuts, not concrete.  That kind of place. I arrived here early on the 23rd and settled into the beach-side collection of ...

Kokrobite, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Kokrobite

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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  Der erste Tag mit erträglichen Temperaturen, es regnet gleich am Morgen und auch tagsüber immer wieder Regenschauer, was leider meinen Plan vereitelt mit dem Bus nach Accra zu fahren und mich was in der Stadt umzusehen. Aber wir kommen ja noch ...

Isaac and the Ricemaster!, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Isaac and the Ricemaster!

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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I felt a lot stronger this morning although the weight of all the bags was testing. Two people went tot he hospital with suspected malaria which turned out to be malaria. I wonder... I really do. However, I am 50% stronger today so I am grateful for ...

Big trip met Dennis, Tamale, Mole NP, Cape Coast, Kakum NP, Fete & Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Big trip met Dennis

A travel blog entry by laurenputs

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... was. Het strand was echt heel mooi. Daar hebben we geluncht en weer een soort van gezwommen. Rond 5 uur zijn we naar Kokrobite gegaan. Uit betrouwbare bron hebben we gehoord dat het daar heel gezellig zou zijn. We kwamen uit bij Big Milly’s ...

Malaria strikes again!!!, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Malaria strikes again!!!

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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... a God send. From Kaneshie, we got a tro tro (mini van) back to the barrier and then in the taxi on the way back to Kokrobite, a storm hit. Not as bad as two days ago though! Late lunch was always going to be with the Ricemaster. Today he invited me to ...

Big Bash at Barbara's, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

Big Bash at Barbara's

A travel blog entry by timshazz

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... was spent in the relative comfort of Barbara's Village, alternating between visiting Accra to pursue visas and generally hanging out in the Kokrobite area. The local kids came around to hang with us for a while one night which was fun and one of the ...

dag de stad in, Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

dag de stad in

A travel blog entry by danieinafrika

Heb mijn maatje gevonden. Sian is ook net aangekomen en samen proberen we onze draai te vinden. Er is veel minder ruimte voor mijn spullen in de truck dan ik dacht, dus moet nu al spullen naar huis sturen. Heb samen met Sian een taxi naar Accra geregeld. ...

A Kokrobite Christmas..., Kokrobite, Ghana travel blog

A Kokrobite Christmas...

A travel blog entry by craigandlauren

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... this case) and so planned to do what the locals apparently do. We went with a group of 14 other volunteers to Kokrobite Beach, a chilled-out eco resort called Big Milly's. This is a favourite haunt of Projects Abroad volunteers past and present and they ...

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