The Almond Tree Guest House

Address: Elmina, Ghana | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located in Elmina.
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    Travel Blogs from Elmina

    The Barrier

    A travel blog entry by rfricke on Jun 15, 2015

    ... attempt to ask where you are from and to acknowledge here. Just like they call us Brew-knees, that’s their way of calling attention to her. Then when I tell her that I think I must be crazy for ever feeling racism here. These people seem to just identify you by country and say it as it is. So I don’t know what it is all I know is my skin color has never been as evident to me as it has been this trip.

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    Blood, dumsor, and more blood

    A travel blog entry by rfricke on Jun 11, 2015

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    ... about a similar issue we have in America of insulin costing too much so people not getting proper treatment.

    Surprising side note: there are obese people in Africa. They aren't as common as in America, but I was shocked to see my first obese patient today and then to meet an obese med student. It puts some misconceptions to rest. They actually eat huge meals here too, if they can afford them and snacking ...

    Word vomit... no, actual vomit

    A travel blog entry by rfricke on Jun 08, 2015

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    6:21pm

    Funny how I end last entry with things not going my way and begin this one to tell you about my 4:30am wake up call. Apparently the roosters here live right outside my window! My wake up call for hospital orientation wasn't set until 7am, but there I lay in my bed, just listening to the roosters crow. Side note: power just went out again! Clearly that’s a commonality here. Anyways, eventually we got up and got ready for the day.

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    Learning the Ghanaian Way

    A travel blog entry by rfricke on Jun 07, 2015

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    ... with their schedule!

    From the second I got off the flight, my independence had to kick in pretty darn fast. Apparently a bus takes you from the plane to the airport. The airport, by the way, is hardly an airport; it's more like a large, dilapidated house. From there, I went through immigration, anxiously going through reasons why I somehow may not be able to enter the country. Then, from there I went straight to 'baggage reclaim’ where I stood for 45 minutes, ...

    Weekend away begins

    A travel blog entry by lucy.wright on Nov 21, 2014

    ... croc however that was rather large apparently they don't come out to say hi until the morning so may get to see them tomorrow . We spent the rest of the afternoon shopping a lovely craft shop selling traditional hand made bags and drums we purchased some items and went to check out the pool , I would swim in there if I was covered from head to toe by wet suit but it didn't look to clean so we sat back and watched some other people swimming instead . Dinner was lovely in the resturant I ...