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... no big deal, I called the next guy I was supposed to meet with and asked if we could do it a bit early which was fine. The funny part was that when I checked my email, the senior associate had sent the me the email telling me not to come at 9:01 while I was in the waiting area (also note, it takes at least 45 minutes due to traffic for me to get to thier office which he well knows). Sooo Ghana Next meet up was with a cousin of my MS contact who I was told I should meet with because ...
... few taller buildings and is more leafy than all the
other parts of Accra I had visited. This area of the city also feels
a bit less manic than coming in from the west. This impromptu drive
through the whole of Accra has left me with an overall impression of
size of this intriguing city!
So on we went to
Kokrobite for our third stay here. It is interesting the feeling of
familiarity this place now has. A bit too ...
Hi. So this week has been a little crazy. Erica has been ill for most of the week so that isn't good at all so one night Fresh and I went to the mall to exchange some money well she was resting at the university. When we were finished it was dark but we decided to take a tro tro back to campus and save on money for a tazi, maybe we should have spent a few extra cedi for a much more peaceful ride. We arrived at ...
... very doughy-like substance. In Africa, it is used as a filler – to dip in soups or other things. After the meal, we then had the opportunity to dance with the kids as the adults played their local drums. In all honesty, this was so much more fun than I had originally expected. The kids would teach us a traditional dance of theirs, and then we would teach them one of ours. Sarah and I even made up some of our own. We danced for around an hour, but by the end we were so exhausted ...
... badly at the moment but I’m sure that will go as time passes, there just a lot of time to sit around at the moment and life moves very slowly here.
Anyway the interesting bit, here’s what I’ve been eating:
Red-red and plain rice or yam (red-red is a beans cooked in red palm oil); Beans and rice (the beans and rice are cooked together to make a brown dish); Jolof rice (spicy rice that’s orange in colour) and Kelewele (spiced ...