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Many of you are probably first wondering, 'where in the hell is Ghana.' This beautiful country is in west Africa. Second question would be, 'how the hell did you end up there?!?' Well friends, it's all my dad Greg's fault this time! We actually have a family friend in Ghana who became a second son to my dad when he went to the University of Windsor. Jason had rented from his student rental house who then became the house landlord and dad's worker around the ...
... br> Mike went back to the Angolan Embassy
to hand in the passports only to find it was closed as it is a
National holiday in Angola. A wasted 3 hour round trip.
Mike tried again at the Embassy only to
be told that the Embassy had made an error and had not taken a copy
of the Ghana visa. Once they had this they then told him to come back
next Wednesday, the only trouble was that the Ghana Visa run out on
... blocks dipped into hot wax on the sheet, then you dip the drape in the second dye, then you rinse off the wax and there you got it.
Then process is quite long since you have to wait for the drape to dry in between coats, but it was sure fun and creative. In the end, everyone was happy with it's creation, a nice souvenir of a fun day.
Then we had a great Christmas with turkey and all, and we were ready for part two : Northern Ghana ...
... the lot. I GREATLY dislike snootyness like that... But I suppose it is good that there are people who can keep those hotels in business, because they won't be getting any business from us. And since it costs nothing for me to check with them, and I thought it would be good for the sake of comparison.
Once back at my hotel, I remembered one item I wanted to purchase from the Tetta Quarshie art market - a good sized section of ...
... Medina, La Paz, Legon, and more. Then when they come you basically push your way onto the tro-tro trying to get a seat! You have to be very aggressive which is intimidating to do. We used the tro-tro this weekend to go to the mall, Medina Market, the circle, the art center, and church. Compared to using a taxi you could only spend 2 cedi going to a destination and back compared to spending 20 cedi on a taxi!
On Friday half of the people in the ...