Travel Blogs from Accra
... great things Wli.
Would be great to finish this post off with a fitting proverb from my Twi book, but i havent managed to find one. However, "wonim se onipa biara ye mfomso" ("you know that every human being is fallible"). Especially when you've had a few on a Friday night. Take care over the weekend folks, iechyd da from Ghana!
(Photos were gonna go up today but issue with uploading. Will be resolved soon hopefully)
... his medication forced down his throat.
The hospital- well that was another experience in itself too! We have 4 nurses volunteering so for them I suppose they have been sued to working in that hospital but for me it was such an eye-opener. For starters there are no doors to the hospital, just an open walkway. The nurses have said that goats and animals have walked on into the hospital before. When I was ...
... us for a party along with other LCS staffs.
We still enjoy our Tapas at Toro. Then Andrea and her parent head toward Club 233 while I volunteer to take the kids home. They eventually come back home since the charge at the door was prohibitive compared to the fun inside. So we finish the evening on our balcony, watching the fireworks illuminating the city. Some people were partying after all since it is coming from all direction.
... me to have fun & remember to call once in a while, my mother solemnly warned me: “whatever you do, don’t fall in love” ...well, sorry to say mum but I did; I fell in love with Ghana, its people, food, music & culture....and I’m pretty sure 13 other Gibraltarians did too. So Ghana, much like the inevitable *****, it’s not a matter of if but when I will return to your beautiful shores – until the next ...
... structures on the side of the road offering healing remedies
for anything and everything . As we were heading off that morning I envisioned
a toothless old man chanting and brewing potions in his jungle hut. Traditional
medicine, provided by witch doctors, is a valued and substantial presence in
Ghanaian culture. It is considerably more accessible and affordable than orthodox
medicine, and therefore, is a prominent source of healthcare. CSRPM was not ...