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A Travel Blog entry by ardnopes from Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
Review of guesthouse 'Ashanti's Place', Antigua, Guatemala By Sheila It´s somebodys house on the south end of town that they turned into an inn. It has 4 guestrooms with a shared bath. Pretty clean and good sized room. Hot water was constant with ...
A Travel Blog entry by phileasfarx from Kumasi, Ghana
... and under-educated on the subject. Not just the visitor either, for it was I who informed a local man that the Ashanti kingdom was established in 1670. This is perhaps the saddest part – that local people seem unaware of the key aspects ...
A Travel Blog entry by thechans from Kumasi, Ghana
... a powerful people who traded in gold and slaves, and Ghana was known as the "Gold Coast" because of this wealth. The Ashanti were eventually defeated by the British in 1900 and the area became a British colony until independence in 1957. The British ...
A Travel Blog entry by bradmccartney from Kumasi, Ghana
... local guides was great, lots of monkey photo opportunities. Kumasi in central Ghana is home to the once powerful kingdom of the Ashanti people. They had their part to play in the slave trade that dominated Ghana's early history. There is still a king ...
A Travel Blog entry by lottie-ghana from Ashanti Region, Ghana
Have two blog entries to write today, one from the weekend and one from today at the hospital... off we go! Thursday night one of our housekeepers made us the traditional Ghanaian dish red red. It is made from black eyed beans, tomatoes, Palm oil... I ...
A Travel Blog entry by thomas.clark from Obuasi, Ashanti Region, Ghana
Last night was a rough night's sleep. I was struggling with the time change anyway, but a floor below me some kind of Pentecostal group was having a prayer/sing/chant/play REALLY LOUD music most of the night. They finally wound it down somewhere after ...
A Travel Blog entry by bastiengest from Jamestown, Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Il y a des semaines plus calmes que d'autres et c'est tant mieux. C'est vrai, on vit ici, on n'est pas en vacances. Pourtant, on se sent parfois comme ci il fallait à tout instant avoir quelque chose à vivre. En fait, on vit, point. Alex, un collègue ...
A Travel Blog entry by e_cooper from Obuasi, Ashanti Region, Ghana
Yep, a day in some circle of the inferno. Woke up at 6:30 after spending the majority of the night in the "washroom". Felt pretty miserable but really didn't want to miss the mine tour after coming all this way. Pap picked me up to go to the tour office ...
A Travel Blog entry by mryoung from Capetown, South Africa
What a place, Party Central the best way to start the whole thing off. Everything from being hustled be seeing a massive mountain fire.. Here's a little list of the things we got upto here: - Saw Table Mountain on fire, crazy, helicopters filling up ...
A Travel Blog entry by ashburdett from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Flights were fun. Absolutely huge Airbus A380. Arrived in Cape Town to glorious sunshine, but only 13 degrees. Quite chilly. Had a bit of a rest and unpacked some bits, and had a wash. Then sat out on the balcony overlooking the city talking to some ...
A Travel Blog entry by sara.pownall from Kumasi, Ghana
Spent the day in Kumasi visiting the National Cultural Centre including their museum. Sorry no photographs as they were not allowed. We also went to the Kumasi Fort which houses the Armed Forces Museum. A very informative guide took us around ...
A Travel Blog entry by strawberryk from Capetown, South Africa
... so I took taxi's wherever I went, and i just couldn't be bothered to take a taxi just to get to an internet cafe. Ashanti was a good choice for accomodation it was recommended to me by Meegan and I was sold on it when she showed me the picture she ...
A Travel Blog entry by robbiedinho from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
... pretty non-stop for us this week In Cape Town. After an 11 and a half hour plane journey we settled into our first hostel Ashanti Lodge, sitting at the foot of Table Mountain. It gave us a couple of quiet days to get settled into the madness that is Cape ...
A Travel Blog entry by allisonandjeff from Cape Town/Garden Route, South Africa
... the other two worked out as well. We returned to our hostel (incidentally, called a "Backpackers" in South Africa, as in "Ashanti Backpackers") and did our best to stay up until 8 pm. We rationalized going to sleep early saying that we would surely ...
A Travel Blog entry by andyb from Belfast, United Kingdom
... down to the foot of this page and you will find a link to those entries. South Africa To all the people I met in the Ashanti Lodge and especially on the route up the coast, Al, Fay, Sharon, Vanessa, Alison, Michela, Malena and al the Norwegian madmen ...
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Unique and fragile Ashanti houses were constructed of mud and covered with interesting decorations.