Travel Blogs from Accra
... où nous étions allés en arrivant. Vu qu'il y a là-bas plusieurs restaurants, on peut aussi choisir sur place ce qu'on va manger. On arrive vers 7h00 et on est surpris de trouver l'endroit quasi désert.
Le jour de l'an, les ghanéens vont à l'église et les expats sont pour beaucoup rentrés chez eux. Les autres doivent être dans des soirées privées. En tout cas, on se régale tout de même des tapas de TORO.
Après dîner, je me dévoue ...
... damp clothes into our backpacks, we began listing all of the things we have learnt since coming here & realised we had learned quite a lot! So here are just some of the things I have learnt in Ghana, about Ghana & about myself:
- In Ghana, more people die from road accidents than malaria & I'm not surprised, "safe stopping distance" is a myth and I have yet to get on a Tro with a working speedometer.
- The kids ...
I am writing this sitting in Jakarta and can't believe 2 weeks have already passed since my return from Ghana. It really does seem like a long time ago that I was squeezing into the bunk in our quarters. I am going to retrospectively go over the best bits of my last few weeks in Ghana, starting with the waterfalls in Wli.
On my second weekend we did a trip to an area called Wli, and did a hike up to visit the majestic Wli waterfalls. ...
... Research on Plant Medicine (CSRPM). The drive was
mountainous and the road was sharp switchbacks, reminiscent of our Rockies at
home, and the topography was thick, green jungle. Combine all that with light
rain, cool mist, and good music and you’ve got yourself cruise perfection. Now
we hadn’t realized that we were going to such a scientific and professional
establishment but rather believed we would be visiting one of the many
... visas for *****ia, but had got them for Angola (and it took a week!) - but only single entry ones, and they, like us, need double entry ones, as Angola is split into two by the Democratic Republic of Congo (the separate bit is the Angolan enclave of Cabinda). The alternative is to try and get an 'extension' whilst in Cabinda, or to drive up the Congo river in Congo, cross directly into ...