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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Shangri-La Accra
My home away from home in Accra is now closed, the result of bad management. I hope someone can purchase, restore and reopen this hotel.
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... it’s a large sprawling campsite, bit no really much different from any other we have stayed, a large bar area dominates the whole site, some have opted for an upgrade to a room or share a house, at least they get to have a shower, not each, but at least the whole campsite don’t use it, same as the toilet (ours don’t flush, but you use the bucket provided)
Reggae music is played into the early hours making a night kip a challenge
... the tap did
not have enough pressure to fill our tank and so we had to collect it
a bucketful at a time. It has been another nice quiet day again
today, we have a shadow boxer doing his training in the mornings,
some horses and a foal wandering around and some children visiting.
We have managed to find the problem with the generator, a loose ball
bearing jammed the work. It is still not quite right yet but we can
get the odd bit of electric if we need ...
... to a restaurant just a few blocks down the main road. Turning left into a parking lot immediately after an insurance company took us to a restaurant perched right on top of the cliffs overlooking the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic. It was a fantastic meal of banko and grilled fish covered in pepper. Right at that moment, Tiffany and I couldn’t be happier with our internship placements!
We headed home via tro-tro after ...
... SHS kid for an entire term and twenty-five dollars supports 6 JHS kids in our program for a term. Even as little as five dollars makes a huge difference. Please consider skipping your morning Starbucks one morning this week and instead donating those five dollars to our cause. I promise you won’t regret it! 99% of all money donated goes directly to our programs, the kids, school supplies, and scholarship money.
... a little like old school hippie vans except a little less love and a lot more rust. They are a dominate presence on the roads and are the main source of transport for most Ghanaians. We finally worked up the courage to try them out once we realized the cedi savings were major. Tro-tro = 50 pesewas. Foxy cab men = 15 cedi +. (In Canadian monetary terms that’s something like 25 cents versus 8 dollars a ride). Cabs scammed us so hard. I have since declared a boycott and ...