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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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... at 1am (my flight wouldn’t be until 5am and it would take an hour anyway)
There seemed to be a rather impromptu party spring up, the music was from my younger days, really old Reggae, it was pretty good, but even though I was supposed to be on guard until my taxi turned up, I fell asleep, Steve jumped and said my taxi had arrived at 1 am
I got to the airport, went through all the checks and put my bag on the belt, surprised it weighed 15Kg
... floor was the area where the troops
lived and the first floor was reserved for the admin buildings and
the governors residence. The bedroom in here had 5 large windows and
so was kept cool all the time. On this level was a communications
port which had clear views to the small forts of William and
Victoria. These were built on higher ground and acted mainly as
lookout towers whilst also helping with defence. Once again they had
the punishment cells, one ...
... to 17 year olds. “Madame” owns the school and orphanage, and she funds it by running a tourist hostel a short drive from the area. There is no government funding…quite a different concept to our lives obviously.
In terms of the facilities, as you can see from the photos, the living accomodation is very basic. We have our own quarters with a bunk bed and a fan, and have a room with a drain where we have a “bucket shower”. Using the word ...
... passengers wherever they want to go. I got a taxi over to the hotel easily, and we made the 20 minute trip just fine.
A man I've known for several years who lives in Accra wanted to see me before I left. So he came over this evening and we had dinner together and talked for over two hours. It was enjoyable to catch up with him again.
He did share some things about the northern parts of Ghana that I haven't ...
... re curious, friends, as to why you received no notification of my safe arrival, you’ll take pleasure in knowing that It was not because I have too many exciting, adventurous things going on (because I do), but rather that I simply had no internet. We purchased these vodaphone sticks that are supposed to give you fast, reliable internet at all hours of the day. Of course in reality this equates to connection at 5am or midnight, if you’re ...