Travel Blogs from Accra
... mighty tug and tussling, persuaded the policeman to had it back after he threatened to call the Central Regional District Commander! I think what made me really ill was that I decided to run around Winneba saying goodbye to the volunteers and Radio Windy Bay people. Then, after an emotional goodbye from my family, I left Winneba (after a brief pause). I obviously plan ...
... buy some parts
for the generator, some success but our big buy was bacon eggs and
Another busy day for Mike working on
the generator. I had a people watching day, there was a drum and
dance performance this afternoon and I helped a bit with the
Mike still working on generator, so
near and yet so far with it. He tries really hard but I still ...
... arrived on the first day of our Christmas vacation, after spending two dreamy weeks in morocco. We barely gave them time to adjust to the heat (morocco was cold) that they were plunged into Ghanaian culture right away, with a Batik making session.
One thing you can't miss here is the color and the style of clothing, especially with the misery that surrounds. People like to dress and the fabrics are bold and beautiful. It ...
... because both places are quite busy.
Because of the image they want to portray, taxi's are not allowed to park in their lots! When my taxi driver dropped me at the door, the security man ran over and ordered him out of the lot and down the street away from the hotel. He had to wait down there until I came out wondering where he was, then he drove up quickly to get me out on the street, because security wouldn't allow him to drive ...
... in Ghana we take these public "buses" called tro-tro's. It is not really a bus but more like a van with anywhere from 9 to 20 seats people pay from 40 pesewa’s to 2 cedi’s depending on where you are going. There is a driver, another person in the front seat and then someone who is in charge of the door and collecting money. This person who opens the door and collects money will use hand motions to show people if they are going to downtown Accra, ...