Durbar Court Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kumasi
... are never
spoken about, making their obvious presence seem even more out of place. I
suppose they hint at an aspect of Ghanaian culture we (fortunately) haven't
Oops, I indulged myself and went on one of the many tangents about Ghana that constantly whip through my mind while I write these. Back to the narrative. After dinner we
played a fun match of football (aka game of soccer) with the volunteers there.
It seemed ...
... the room and talked to Paul. He taught me even more about the various eye-ailments and their treatments. He also expressed his interest in traveling to the US to observe the laser eye-surgeries that are conducted there and I extended an invitation to stay with me in the United State in the hopes that I can repay some of the immense kindness and hospitality he has shown me. Hopefully he will manage to be able to spare the time and money to come visit someday.
... to speak quickly, I put together and photocopied a sheet that had the scriptural references for every passage he would read or refer to. By following this sheet as the message went along, it seemed to help the fellows a great deal to keep up with and have notes on the message.
This led to a series of questions including how much time will there be between the second and third resurrections? We don't know for sure, but it ...
... knew that it was for example important to say "yes we are Christian" (whether it is true or not) for the sake of the community - because Atheism is not yet an individual right accepted by the community. But we didn't know that despite living in a community where every step is monitored (especially when being an obroni) we would have to observe such an amount of individual ignorance or even cruelty towards individuals. Again, don't get me ...
... are pretty straightforward and leave no room for interpretation on our side, apparently other conversations do on their side. For example we live pretty strictly according to the rule 'cook it, peel it, boil it or forget it' and therefore salad is a no-go for us. When our host mother continued to make us salad even tough we told her that we shouldn't be eating salad (tough we are sure her salad is delicious), I sat down with her and told her with plenty of sign ...
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