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Travel Blogs from Accra
... belongings into the vehicle and we headed out. While driving down the road, if one wants to call it that, I realized how easy it is to take pavement for granted. Being from New Hampshire I'm used to the post winter frost heaves, but roads in Ghana are like frost heaves on steroids, with very occasional bits of flat. At one point we began to slow down and I looked to see two uniformed men holding AK47s. Our driver ...
(Need to write about my weekend and a couple of things but no time atm / cba / fomo of other stuff going on) Also, apologies - no tales of me embarrassing myself in this entry.
I have now been here 4 weeks. Many of the foreign friends I made have returned home but I'm now getting to know some Ghanaians and *****ians in my hostel a bit better. Some funny people!
In hospital, I am doing one week with the orthopaedic and ...
... just over $1 at home but the appreciation I got for doing this was huge. All the staff and a lot of the older kids just kept saying thank you, thank you, god bless. It’s such a strange concept that something so little can mean so much!
This weekend we are going back to Cape Coast, I’m showing the new volunteers around! There will be no bags stolen this time though!! Till next time....
No pictures this time because the free wifi isn’t too great, ...
... could continue. I wanted out. I wanted to go back to all of my 'comforts' because it would be easier. This was too hard, too much effort to live this way. But then I looked around and reality hit me. The majority of Ghana lives this way. The majority of Ghana lives with so much less. They don't have running water or a bed or electricity. But they are smiling. Children greet me on the dirt streets with a smile and laugh. Their mothers wave to me in ...
... goodbyes to our new friends. We loved Accra!! After initially staying in the centre of the tourist part of town, we headed out for our last couple of nights to the less touristy area of Abraka, where we spent our time wandering the local neighbourhood and eating some of the nicest street food we've had on the trip (plantain pancake and bambara beans is the best).
When not chilling out in Abraka, we visited some of the coffin makers ...