Silicon Hotel & Conference Centre
Travel Blogs from Kumasi
... 300 years and legend has it that the Ashanti Kingdom would collapse if the sword were ever to be removed from the ground. It is surrounded by empty Schnapps bottles.
Next I walked to Manhyia Palace, re-built in 1926 and for decades was the home of the Ashanti King. It is now a museum that showcases the Kente and Adinkra cloths that the kings wore, their thrones, stools, guns, gold jewelry, desks, etc. The current king lives in a mansion right behind ...
... in the building. The reason for our power outage Sunday was that the electrical box (which happens to be located in the room next to ours) was extremely hot, smoking, and about to burst into flames. The electrical engineer who was part of the crew of engineers here from the states saw the smoke, took a look at the box, and found that all of the wires were connected incorrectly. He shut down the power until he could reconnect them ...
his room and the second asked if I had a husband and where was he. I
pointed to Mike parking the moped just in front of me.
It is very humid
today and has started to rain. There is nothing to cool us down. Got
my first trousers from the dress maker and they seem fine. We are
definitely being entertained here by the choir practise, the singing
is really good.
... some of crazy shop names including "The Blood of Jesus Hairdressers" and "Jesus is your Savious Mechanics",
Steve struggled to find the campsite so we had a good tour of the city, passing one of the largest markets in West Africa. We managed to find the campsite and rolled into the grounds of the Presbyterian Guest House. Becci was still feeling rough and quickly checked herself ...
... the women... well... they don't like us and we start to be irritated by them, too. Ofcourse a generalization would be out of place but so far we were very thankful for any lady that was nice to us and helped us out. We were so happy about random acts of kindness by ladies that came as such a surprise concerning the circumstances that I will definitely take that experience and knowledge home with me so I might be a positive surprise for others in similar situations, ...