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Travel Blogs from Kumasi
... the different tribes in Ghana. Kumasi is the capital of the Ashanti region. Paul was explaining to us that the Ashanti kingdom was once enormous and extremely powerful and spread throughout much of Africa. They fought the English when they came but lost to the Brits' superior firepower. Today the Ashanti tribe is one of the largest tribes in Ghana and there is still a ruling Ashanti king. Paul (an Ashanti himself) said that most of his people pay more homage to ...
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.
... and didn't feel great - not really sick, just didn't feel wonderful. Fortunately, it has passed, and by this evening I'm feeling much better, which is good, because I had another visit here in my room this evening.
Tomorrow morning we are planning to check out and head south toward Elmina at around 7 am. We'll take a combination of busses and tro-tros, which makes the trip quite a ...
... for souvineer shops and a soccer shop but we could not find any and the soccer stores did not have what Lara and Yvette wanted or at the price they wanted so we decided to head home a little earlier then planned but this was fine.
It took us so long to find the tro tro station, in the end a police officer took us to one and then it was the wrong one so he took us to another one where there were tro tros to swedru and there was one about to leave ...
... to go through again. On the way home we were almost falling asleep on the backseat and so ready for bed (after all the seemingly simple activity of watching a game took us 7 hours) but polite as we are we tried yet again some smalltalk: "So heeeey Ghana won big party for you guys tonight, right?" Suddenly a full stop, two heads spinning around, two pairs of shiny eyes looking at us: "You wanna come out with us? Party party?". Sheesh no thanks and that's where I close my iPad and go to ...