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Aug 13, 2008 - Transportation in Ghana

Transportation in Ghana - Nick writing We were introduced to the transportation system in Ghana on our arrival. The two coordinators of the volunteer program met us at the airport - Lisa, from Germany, and Emmanuel, from Ghana. They took us to the pick-up truck with stories of a very long day - the truck broke down three times getting into Accra, making the 1.5 hour journey a tad longer. Kyla and I hopped into the pickup part of the truck and started driving from Accra to Bawjiase. The whole way through Accra we were smiled at, waved to,...

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Oct 22, 2005 - From Cape Coast to Kakum

Start: Cape Coast End: Kakum NP Weather: Cool while Raining early then Warm & Sweaty Awoken at 5am by chanting coming from the street that with similarities to the Hari Krishna style. As the sound faded, it gave me the impression of a small procession heading down the street, but I was too tired to investigate and went back to sleep. Awoke again at 7am to the sound of rain. It was a steady fall accompanied by the noise of streams of water gushing from the gutters on the roof that finished by 8.30am. While it rained, and for a bit...

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Aug 14, 2005 - Weekend in the jungle and the beach,

13.8.05 Got a local telephone, much easier because pay phones are a rare thing in this country, (the No is +233243043752 for phone call or SMS if you wish). I have also a local name Yao according to the day I was burn on Kofi was burn on a Friday by the way) . The weather is cool, not the expected humid heat, Toronto would love to have this weather, I decided I don't need an AC in the room so moved to a cheaper one just with a fun that I don't use because it is to cold, the only problem is I didn't realise that the AC comes with the hot...

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Aug 30, 2004 - Weekend Adventures: Castles, Crocs, and Canopies!

Greetings All! Today is Monday and hopefully my first day of school! Unfortunately, there is a student protest today about the price of tuition, so I don't know if there will be any classes. There are massive amounts of people on campus! So this weekend was crazy. Saturday we left at 6 in the morning for a day of adventures. First we travelled along the coast to Cape Coast and Elmina, two fishing towns. We went to St. George's Castle in Elmina. It was very intense, the castle was used for over 150 years as a holding place for people...

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