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Nov 8, 2011 - Halloween at Cape Three Points, Western Region, Ghana

While staying in Busua, in the Western Region of Ghana I had an opportunity to celebrate Halloween at a party near the village of Cape Three Points. There was a huge funeral going on in Busua. If you know anything about Ghana and its funerals you realize it is not a sedate event at all so we were happy to split. Me and two friends—Kofi and Kobe—headed out Saturday afternoon to Escape Three Points Ecolodge, a big, spread-out environmentally-friendly lodging on the beach quite a ways from anywhere. http://escape3points.com/The road from Busua...

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Oct 10, 2011 - Surfing in the Western Region of Ghana

Surfing in the Western Region of Ghana For the beginner or experienced surfer, the blossoming of surfing in the Western Region of Ghana, West Africa provides a low-cost, laid-back, tropical setting for hanging loose. The capital of the Western Region, Takoradi is about a four hour drive from Accra along a good coastal road. Busua, the blooming surfing mecca, is about an hour from Takoradi. There is a big difference in travel time depending on whether you use public transportation or a private car. There is a rainy season from June to August...

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Mar 13, 2008 - Green Turtle Lodge

I thought I'd escape the town and the Christian fanaticism here for easter so went off to an eco-lodge for 5 nights. Right on the beach, 10km from the last village, solar power, self-composting toilets (some of the best toilets I've used in Africa), recycling water and sustainable building materials. It was almost paradise, I almost forgot I was in Africa. I got lunch as soon as I arrived and then took my boots off and put my shorts on - I spent 5 days barefoot, bliss. My tan should be pretty respectable now too. Everything there is put on...

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