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Travel Blogs from Kumasi
... of the village we were in. The market was full of energy and people and just about everything you could ever want to buy! There were all sorts of clothes, shoes, meats, cheeses, fruits, veggies, and everything in between. I would much prefer this warm energetic environment to the cavernous, inhuman, Super-Walmart which seems to be our analogous one-stop shop in America.
I mention above that fufu is a popular Ashanti dish. Paul has been teaching Jack and ...
to show us the cell where the Queen Mother was imprisoned for seven
days. It was a bit small and had no light but she had just attacked
the fort for three weeks. It was an interesting tour though and when
we commented that the fort was still in very good condition the
attendant thanked us and said that they try their best. The people
are very friendly. Some are too friendly, just walking to the
supermarket I was stopped twice. The first chap invited ...
... seems to have a particular affinity for sheep, and he has appointed pastors to serve like loving shepherds to care for and protect His flock. We went through a number of scriptures and points about the tasks and duties of a shepherd.
We ended with a brief discussion about pastoral transfers, and the fact that we are going to begin making transfers this year. It seemed overall that each ...
... Although I knew I wasn’t, I felt like I was in the heart of the Amazon meeting previously uncontacted peoples. The whole experience was straight out of the Discovery Chanel.
When you travel in these far off places, the first thing you notice when you’re off the beaten track is the quiet. It creeps up on you as your familiar sounds slowly fade away. The thing that you remember most though; the biggest take away, is the people. The diversity, ...
... writing which lead to highly amusing meanings. The best ones yet are "**** for Jesus" (guessing they meant clap) or "Lamp of God" (probably rather lamb). Concerning our evenings after work: We are getting along really well with the boys in our family. Sometimes they have the best and most simple explanations for things. When we asked them when they usually eat dinner since we never saw them eat, but they didn't quite understand the question as to why one needs a specific ...