Villa Victoria Guesthouse
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As many of you know, my job was not final until I arrived. Because of my decision to do Teach for America in the Fall, if I get a position I need to be back in the US in early June (depending on my placement) so I had some decisions to make. 1. I could work at an American school and come back to the US in August and not be able to do TFA. 2. Work part time at an America school and hope to be back in June. 3. ...
... before he was ousted in a coup. Sound familiar? Afterwards I walked to the oldest part of Accra, Jamestown. This place has two old British forts that were prisons until 2011, and now they're derelict hulks with debris piled up outside. From there I looked at Accra's final tourist attraction, at least the only ones I found in the guidebook. The Jamestown Lighthouse, which was also small and disappointing. Like ...
... was the condemned cell where the
prisoners were just left to starve to death. On the battlements could
be seen lots of old canon and cannonballs. Leaving here we had hoped
to stay at a camp just down the road but we could not get under the
entrance arch and so had to drive to Big Milly's camp. Here we had to
wait outside until about 8 pm to get an area to park. Once we had
settled down a local group of drummers and dancers started to
entertain us. It ...
... the night.
I slept in a little this morning, and have been able to catch up on a few more things. The hotel is allowing me to stay in my room for a while longer in spite of the fact that they are booked almost solid. I appreciate that, as it allows me to work and read in quiet, rather than sitting around in the lobby with all the people coming and going. I'll head to the airport in a ...
Yesterday we left Kasoa to head to Cape Coast to spend the weekend with the Brothers of the Holy Cross. We packed up our van with everything we would need including 40 pineapples. I sat in the back of the van which was extremely bumpy. I have never been car sick until now.
The Brother's compound is extremely nice. It is what I expected Ghana to be like, everything is green and very jungle-like. There are even monkeys hopping around in the trees. We are in the hills and ...