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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.
... and everyone is doing what they can to work even if its just for 50p a day then westerners come on holiday and just sit about spending their money. It must be such a foreign concept that they just think we are all rich which I suppose we are comparatively.
In African news I hear their has been some trouble in Kenya and nearby *****ia with the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-shehab and Boko Haram going on killing and kidnapping sprees. Oh those mischievous extreme ...
... On our way back we went to meet a guy in Kumasi (half Canadian half Ghanaian) that I'd met two years ago who is a butcher and stocked up on meat. The freezer is now jam packed with sausage! We meant to go to the market in Kumasi but got distracted by the Golden Tulip Hotel (very expensive hotel) and ended up at their pool side bar for two hours drinking bloody mary's and eating double bacon burgers in track pants and day old shirts. There were a few Lebanese ...
... 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 ...