Samess Guest House

Accra, Ghana | Hotel
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This hotel, located in Accra, is near Cape Coast Castle, Elmina Castle, Saint George's Castle, and Bojo Beach.
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Travel Blogs from Accra

Awkwaaba indeed

A travel blog entry by emhealz on Aug 16, 2014

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... Bernice had prepared that consisted of white rice, a hard boiled egg, and a tomato based sauce. Awkwaaba means "you are welcome" not in the western sense that we are used too, but in the sense that you are wanted and appreciated. There is no better welcome than that of forty or so smiling young faces, who despite literally only knowing you for seconds, consider you some of the most special and important people in theirs ...

Saying Goodbye....

A travel blog entry by cassowary89 on May 27, 2014

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... getting so attached to just one child because I knew how hard it would be on both parties to say goodbye but you can’t help these things here. I know that he will be ok, it will be harder for me than him I think! In the week that I was leaving, other volunteers were also saying their goodbyes, we put our hands on the wall and our group were the lucky first to have a farewell ceremony. We were handed certificates, a Becky’s Home polo shirt and a traditional scarf which ...

Ga Ga for Ghana

A travel blog entry by nickyloo on Feb 04, 2014

2 comments, 36 photos

... Now we’re in Mole National Park. This morning we went for an early game walk where we saw plenty of warthogs and baboons and had a very brief glimpse of some elephants. Unfortunately there are only about 300 elephants left in West Africa and even fewer big cats. The rest of the day will be spent going between the pool at the hotel we’re camping in, the sun loungers and the bar…’s a hard life!


Day 5: "Acolay acolay! Winiafi wini!"

A travel blog entry by mays.tamu.ghana on Aug 07, 2013

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... later as we were pretty tired throughout the rest of the day. All of us seemed to be jubilant as we learned the new dance moves from our awesome dance instructor, who was accompanied by drummers and two helping dancers. They all encouraged and helped us learn their highly traditional dances and songs.

After the awesome dancing session, we were hungry and sweaty. So we went to satisfy these needs soon after leaving the dance studio. We ate at the Accra ...

Exploring Sodom and Gomorrah

A travel blog entry by jvbmeow on May 25, 2013

... However, once we parked and began our walk down the busy road to the yam market, everyone was excited to see us, occasionally yelling Obroni which simply means pale person or foreigner. The women wanted to know our names and welcomed us into their homes. The children wanted to touch our skin and hug us, they followed us as far as they could. The men welcomed us with "akwaba" of which we ...

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