Accra Poplar Lodge

Address: 5 Lagos Lane, East Legon, Accra, 0001 0001, Ghana | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 5 Lagos Lane, East Legon, Accra.
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Travel Blogs from Accra

At the volunteer house

A travel blog entry by emhealz on Aug 15, 2014

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At the airport I was met by Elvis and Gideon. I saw Elvis's shirt and smile and I pointed at him then at myself, his face lit up, he waived and turned to tell Gideon. As I walked closer Gideon asked if I was Emily, I replied and he welcomed me. I was the last of the 12 volunteers to arrive at the pickup. We brought our bags outside to a tro ( like a van taxi but larger and public) the drivers and Elvis loaded all of 12 of us ...

Accra

A travel blog entry by tgbenson on Jul 09, 2014

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... the aircon, waking up cold and dehydrated. Apologies to the planet. In the morning we convened for a typical Ghanaian breakfast of omelettes and bread, porridge and jam, coffee with condensed milk. The plan for the day was to get materials for the project and materials for the next few days. I had previously been assigned the role of overseeing the students in charge of the budget, Izzy and Lewis. Suddenly finding yourself in charge of just ...

Halfway in Ghana

A travel blog entry by cassowary89 on May 11, 2014

... got a lot of them! Leanne, Vicki, Lucy, Danielle, Kate and Kristina have joined our gang and are loving being with the kids as much as I do. Our first weekend together we stayed around Senya Beraku (the town which the orphanage is in), we went down to an old run down castle for a drink Saturday afternoon. It was so beautiful to sit atop a mostly dilapidated castle and watch all the fishing canoes out in the ocean bring in their catch while the grass around the castle was ...

DUNK

A travel blog entry by bastiengest on Nov 09, 2013

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... 40+ kids sharing 12 discs on a dirt field full of rocks, throwing and running an there is absolutly no injury to report. After a few drills and basic throws, we organise a pick up game and again, they show great discipline. They also demonstrate that they can easily transfer their basketball skills to the game : their positioning is often great.

Overall, it was a complete success. Thank you Nathan! I am now a regular volunteer at DUNK!
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Arrive in Ghana

A travel blog entry by hswett on Aug 15, 2013

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... for the first few days. They live in a suburb of Accra called Tema. It took us well over an hour to get to their house...through some of the worst traffic you can imagine. Their house is a neat house surrounded by a high wall and double locked gates. A boy in his late teens opened the gate. I thought he might be one of their sons, but he seemed to be a live in helper who I believe lived in the a dwelling in the back yard. The neighborhood was quiet by ...

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