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... of Africa but this was shocking to me. Our tour guide, Charles, was 30 and born in Nima and actually started his business of giving tours of the area through couchsurfing.
He toured us through the market first, where I didn't take pictures as the locals don't want theirs taken. Set up in the market were ladies with beans, rice and spices. There were multiples of these, making me wonder how they all make some money. After the overwhelming smell of multiple kinds of spices, my ...
... and how you can be creative when you don't have the ressources.
My partner for the workshop was a grade two teacher, Sage, and she was complementing my activities with other strategies.
On saturday morning, almost 400 local teachers showed up for 2 workshops. I was a bit nervous, but it turned out to be a great day, with lots of positive feedback. As a teacher, I felt I had the best day here. We will probably do another one in the fall.
... mausoleum , quite an affair. We toured the main sights of the city and had a welcome break for lunch at the beach. And of course we had to visit a craft fair for some 'shopping'! The best bit was the casket shop (coffins) with coffins in the shape of anything you like... Dolphins, cars, sewing machines, airplanes etc. because the worship their ancestors they are obliged to look after them otherwise they may wreak ...
... a bit more time, not knowing if he is done or not.
When I show up around 2:30, he is NOT done of course and I have to wait another hour before I can take off, having paid another 600 GHC. This time, Frank say there was a faulty wire. Really, the whole AC system has been changed. I start to think that maybe there was nothing wrong with the compressor in the first place... I still owe 300GHc. I will pay that when we return from our trip to the west coast.
I definitely slept in today, finally stirring around 11am which felt great. After re-organizing my bags I set out to get my bearings and jumped in a cab off the main road. I headed to Osu and strolled down Oxford Street. First stop, check in with home so I headed to Vodaphone to use the Internet. Everyone was very helpful but I was definitely the only obroni, here began my realization that I was really in Africa. I continued down ...