The African Regent Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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On the Thursday morning we took part in the Ghana experience elephant carving workshop. We were given an elephant that we had to sand and polish. I couldn't believe how much work went into making one. It made me not want to try and reduce the price that the sellers tell me. My hands and arms were aching and it was only a small one. It was great fun and I really enjoyed learning how they were made.
Once it had been polished ...
... our food this week, trying a local dish called Banku. To me it tasted like a lump of play dough with a spicy tomato sauce. I think that's pretty much what it was but mum you should be super proud of me for trying it!
This weekend we are travelling FAR! Going on an 8 hour journey to the Wli Waterfalls, the highest waterfalls in Western Africa. Can't wait to see them but am not looking forward to the tro ride ...
... though, my feelings toward Frank go from frustration to real anger, as the AC is still not working. 1200GHc and two full later, we are back to square one, minus a phone.
On the sunday, we leave without AC for our road trip, but will come back on the Friday for a showdown with Frank and co...
So at 8 on Friday, we are back at the shop, Andrea and I, to ask for our money back. Discussion, excuses, begging, last chance asked. Somehow, we take a taxi home, giving Frank ...
... It has all the elements of S.M.A.R.T but when applied to pre-teens and teenagers...It's another story!
Interestingly, before we take off each day, designated chaperones have the fun job of going round all the rooms to see what the children have left behind after 'packing'. The items range from boxers, toothbrushes, trousers, wallets, cellphones, etc. These items form the goods for our mock auction which holds immediately ...
... stopping at an ATM and the local westernized supermarket. I continued along Oxford Street from one end to the other and experienced the sales tact of numerous Ghanaians walking along with me pleasantly or approaching car windows in traffic. What a great experience! I then returned home to unload my groceries and took a short walk through the neighbourhood to the local beach bar, Tawala Grill. I read by the water for the remainder of ...