Samess Guest House

Accra, Ghana | Hotel

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Our African Introduction...GHANA!

A travel blog entry by shannond


... breakfast with Sheila to check out Dorothy's (Jason's mom) wearhouse. Dorothy runs a clothing store in the market in Accra and actually imports shirts from China. She has this wearhouse that holds the shipments and ended up building apartments above it to one day house her grown kids. A shipment had come so there were about 10 neighbour kids rearranging the warehouse. When a shipment comes in, the kids from the neighborhood run to hopefully get a job for the ...

Vacation Day 17

A travel blog entry by anna-leese.k


... tried walking to find a tro tro to Kaneshi but we had to take a taxi to Winneba Junction in the end. Then after waiting for a while we found a tro tro to Kaneshi. The ride was fine Melissa and I talked a bit, it took about two hours. When we arrived in Kaneshi we took a tro tro to Tema Station and then we took a tro tro to Dunkwa Circle (roundabout) but the mate (the man organizing the stops) did not listen to us well and he took us to the wrong place. He was going to just drop ...


A travel blog entry by bastiengest


... enchaîner les passes et les points.

La chaleur et le manque d'eau nous oblige à arrêter la séance, mais c'est certain qu'on renouvellera l'expérience. D'ailleurs, plusieurs jeunes mordus par le sport se sont depuis joints à nous, pour la partie d'Ultimate dominicale des profs de LCS.

Quant à moi, j'ai maintenant quelque chose d'important à faire le samedi matin...

English entry

One of the first ...

Arrive in Ghana

A travel blog entry by hswett


... carousel. Before long, it was completely full...then additional bags were placed on top of other bags...then bags began falling off the carousel into the center section. The piles grew higher and higher. Hundreds of people were all struggling to find their bags. My large green bag containing computer equipment was easy to spot and came around after about half an hour. I waited perhaps another hour for my clothes bag and when they had finished ...

Togo & Benin - more of the true Africa

A travel blog entry by cyclingmo


... and visited the Tata Somba homes (two storey mud castles/fortresses build originally by the Tammari [Somba] villagers to protect themselves from slave traders, and continued on as traditional homes today. The main floor houses livestock and cooking areas, and the upper courtyard includes granaries ad sleeping rooms) in northern Benin; ventured out on game drives through Pendjari National Park where we came across our first sightings of elephants, warthogs, water ...


This hotel, located in Accra, is near Cape Coast Castle, Elmina Castle, Saint George's Castle, and Bojo Beach.
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