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... of the airport.
I will stay the night at Kokomlemle Guest House in Accra, a basic but comfortable hostel, which provides breakfast and means we will be well rested before beginning the journey to Elmina. That will be the real start of the trip, and now that I'm here I can't wait to get started! Fingers crossed it will be less dramatic than today; somehow I sense that's unlikely!
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... day. It was as if we knew that talking to each other would bring on the tears! When it came to that moment, it was an emotional farewell. I can’t imagine meeting anyone else that will create such amazing memories with me on this journey. Zita, when you read this-I love you, I miss you and I can’t wait to see you when I get home! A taxi from Osu in Accra to the airport costs 7-10c (Less that £3) depending on your bargaining skills, but I had a friend drop me for free. ...
... or abrunei as the locals call us). There happened to be trivia night, which was a welcome surprise. Marianne’s friend Lucy joined us so we had a team of four. We finished comfortably in the middle of the pack, but for our limited knowledge of sport and local ghanian culture/politics. Clearly we have a lot to learn! Marianne and Lucy gave us some travel tips to make sure we hit up the hot spots in Ghana during our summer stay.
By Friday, Tiffany and I decided to ...
... you do as a nurse that may not be so small and insignificant in the big scheme of things. That is the moment when your frustration and anger lessens, and you begin to feel like you are actually making an impact. At least it was for me. Of course I realize that such small things will not save some one's life. There are so many things that need to be changed in order to help prevent the vast number of avoidable deaths occurring so ...
... of items purchased so far:
Jollof and chicken, bottle of water: 19.20 cedi
500 mL bag of purified water: 0.10 cedi
5 bananas: 3 cedi
Breakfast sandwich (which I may live off of!): 1.80 cedi
Phone: 27 cedi
Cloud Ghana: 10 cedi for 25 hours of use (and would later change to 5 cedi for 25 hrs)
Mango: 3 cedi
Avocado (HUGE): 3 cedi
Oh and FYI, 1 cedi is equal to about $0.52, if you ...