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Hello anyone who reads this! Sorry for lack of entries but haven't had much opportunity for internet.
I write this now in Tamale, north Ghana, having spent the weekend at Mole national park. It was great. On the bus back to Tamale (3.30 am this morning), the tyre exploded, and I had flashbacks to the dramatic imaginary terrorist attack ...
... be explained later). The people there are nice but some can be rude if you, for say... walk over their property without permission because land in or near the village is costly to own, despite the fact that the area is poor. If you would like to see a picture of the village, look below.
... in Byker. I am always on my guard as though they are going to rape, kill then eat me but most people just want to chat or genuinely go out of their way to help you. saying that since my last update Ive had some hassling, overpricing, begging and dealing with creepy men but its minimal compared to how poor people are. It do sent surprise me when I think of how they must view westerners. In a place where people seem to be doing hard labour from about 3 years old until they ...
... a cute spot for a beer and lunch.
We traveled up as far as Tamale which has a large population of Muslims so most of the women were fully covered up. Everyone rides motorbikes and scooters there, even Muslim women in full garb...on their own or with their entire family! We saw a family of 5 fully dressed on a one seat moto! It was insane! For whatever reason, they have lots of Chinese restaurants there so we went out for sweet and sour chicken and spring rolls ...
... and consequently, as much as I hate to admit it, so did Metro Mass.
I was in Tamale, Ghana’s third largest city and the home base for operations in the northern part of the country. Less than a week before, I had left Nalerigu, some three hours or so further north, and now was at the end of a long series of journeys that brought me from Nalerigu to Tamale, from there to Mole, back to Tamale, on to Kumasi, and back to Tamale again. I ...