The Almond Tree Guest House

Elmina, Ghana | Hotel
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This hotel is located in Elmina.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
     

    Travel Blogs from Elmina

    Second Day of Classes

    A travel blog entry by thomas.clark on May 06, 2014

    2 comments, 2 photos

    ... she was saying. When she held out a plastic cover, he thought she wanted him to put something in it – so he dropped in what he had in his hand, his teabag. Ghanaians normally put on a completely placid face that will reveal virtually no emotion whatsoever – even more so as waiters or waitresses. But this move from Mr. Walker was so unexpected she could not help but almost gasp in surprise, eyes big momentarily, before she quickly ...

    The Last Day of the Conference

    A travel blog entry by thomas.clark on May 06, 2014

    1 comment, 1 photo

    ... 8221; in the congregations, but have never been credentialed or recognized to the ministerial office of elder. In some cases, they were never actually ordained even by their previous organizations. It is important that we sort this out in a just and proper way.

    We want to make sure that the utmost of respect is shown here as well, because many of these men have served diligently in various ways in their congregations, and are truly pillars in the ...

    End of Conference and castle visits

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on May 06, 2014

    2 comments, 11 photos

    ... pastors and wives moved their luggage our of their rooms, we reconvened for our last discussion about the service rendered by local elders, and how that can be better organized and recognized. Tom went around the room to get a report from each pastor and made notes, then chaired a general discussion of the situation in Ghana. This will be a very helpful discussion to improve our organization and functioning in this country.
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    Elmina Conference Day Two

    A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on May 05, 2014

    2 comments, 4 photos

    ... by a PowerPoint presentation from Leon Walker about pastoral counseling. It was a very good presentation, though Mr. Walker was slightly concerned about being understood. Ghanaian accented English can be hard for western English-speakers to comprehend. And we can be just as hard for them to understand. It helps of we speak slowly with a clear break between each word, and simplify our vocabulary. Mr. Walker as an academic of many years, ...

    Day 1 of classes

    A travel blog entry by thomas.clark on May 04, 2014

    2 photos

    ... and a worker said he would repair it. Just a bit concerning, because I didn't know why it had melted off to begin with. Remember, power in Ghana is 240v standard, not 110v like we have in the US. After 20 minutes or so he returned with the repaired cord. I’m not sure how he did it, but we plugged it in, stood back and flipped the switch. It worked fine, so we go on!

    A worsening problem in Ghana these days ...