Royal Park Hotel
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... center where the master weavers work.
The next day I started at the National Cultural Center with dozens of craft stalls selling jewelry, beads, woodwork, batik fabrics, and pottery. There is also a small museum with some historical artifacts and photographs of past Ashanti Kings. Just down the street is the Okomfo Anokye Sword, placed into the ground at the very site where the Golden Stool is believed to have descended from the sky. It has been here ...
... here at the hotel. There's a group of engineers here from the states doing pro-bono work to design a modern hospital that will be built in this area (a direly needed service). Jack and I met them our second night here and had many good conversations with them and even gave them input on their architectural blueprints. It was nice to have some folks at the hotel we could talk to at dinner and things like that. And we were lucky to ...
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 ...
After a bad night it was a quiet drive on towards Kumasi although we woke up as soon as we hit the city due to the chaos outside. The traffic was ridiculous and the city itself was just ram packed with people, shops, cars. What was really noticeable was the focus on religion and there were tons of religious billboards and various preachers on the streets using megaphones to belt out their gospel. ...
... staff were so lovely and we were tempted to book it for the next night instead of the justice hotel but we decided against it. I ordered a chicken burger and chips which was so yummy I really enjoyed it.
We spent a very long time here but eventually got so tired we needed to go back to the Justice Hotel for the night. Lara and Rhiannon shared a room and Yvette and I shared a room which worked well. We were all so tired from the week so we went straight to ...