Protea Hotel Accra
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... our belongings into the vehicle and we headed out. While driving down the road, if one wants to call it that, I realized how easy it is to take pavement for granted. Being from New Hampshire I'm used to the post winter frost heaves, but roads in Ghana are like frost heaves on steroids, with very occasional bits of flat. At one point we began to slow down and I looked to see two uniformed men holding AK47s. Our driver ...
... castle at Accra took over. The
cells here are built to hold 1000 men and 300 women for a period
between 2 to 12 weeks. They then went to a room to see if they were
fit to sail. This room was actually directly underneath the church.
If they were fit they then went through a tunnel to the gate. When
slavery was abolished this tunnel was blocked up and so you only get
a glimpse of the route from one of the guard areas in the roof of the
tunnel. Once again ...
... me that I had to fill out lots of paper work and stuff so that I could stay for a year. Although SYTO told me they would work it out and they have come to the conclusion that I must leave Ghana somewhere at the 6 month mark and stay for a few days so that when I come back to Ghana I have not stayed there for a year.
Solomon then talked to us about the different types of transport. For example tro tro, hired taxi, shared taxi, VIP bus ...
... later as we were pretty tired throughout the rest of the day. All of us seemed to be jubilant as we learned the new dance moves from our awesome dance instructor, who was accompanied by drummers and two helping dancers. They all encouraged and helped us learn their highly traditional dances and songs.
After the awesome dancing session, we were hungry and sweaty. So we went to satisfy these needs soon after leaving the dance studio. We ate at the Accra ...
... coconut trees typically have one stem so this is a sight. Along the way, all the locals greeted us and asked our names. They were very welcoming and excited to see us. From here, we went back to the hotel to have lunch and take the afternoon to study and write. Janeska, Marcia, and I ventured to town to try to find traditional dresses for school Monday. However, it was drizzling so many vendors had their ...