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Travel Blogs from Union City
... Makes our shutting down of the Coal Generating Plants seem a little less important in the scheme of things.
Lots of little adventures today most I will not share but the last section of the River Road I did today took me right out into the country. The road was full of curves and hills and the first real curve I took was completely unexpected so emergency brakes while leaning far over into the curve got me safely around. I slowed down a little after that. ...
... scary when they look mean and come hurtling across the road. Trek Guide Dave suggests slowing down but most of us tend to quicken up. I'm lucky because David does slow down and fends them off whilst I sail regally by. We are all more cautious since Brett's accident. Sadly there is no progress to report as he remains in a coma.
The tornado thankfully does ...
This past week I had to tell all of my students that it was my last week at school. I wasn't really sure how to present the fact that I am leaving and explain where/why I am going. I started off with a world map and showing them that we live on the North American continent, in a country called the United States of America. I then told/showed them that I would be moving to the African continent to a country called Ghana. After explaining where Ghana is in relation to the ...
All information below is taken directly out of the "Your Assignment" book that I received as a part of my Invitation packet.
Job Title: Agricultural Advisor
HISTORY OF THE PROGRAM
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the late Pan-Africanist and the first President of Ghana, request Peace Corps Volunteers to join the new nation's post-colonial development. When fifty-two Volunteers arrived in Accra on August 31, 1961, Ghana became the ...
... cloth. In the north, the men wear loose flowing cloths made of darker cloth.
Ghanaians love soccer and built a large soccer stadium in the capital of Accra. Soccer is the national sport.
Kofi Annan is one of the most well-known Ghanaians. He served as the secretary-generla of the United National from 1997-2006.
The president is the head of government and the head of state ...