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Nov 5, 2011 - 5 November - Mole National Park, Ghana

We left Wa at 7.30 in the morning, for the long trip along a dirt road to the Mole National Park. The evening before by chance we had met a young Australian girl (from Merewether!) who was looking for a lift to the National Park, so she was coming along with us and meeting her friends at the park. She is over here for a year with Unicef, overseeing some of their nutrition programs. She had trouble finding our hotel so we met her at the Police Station. It was a long drive to the park and the road was very bad - dirt all the way and lots of...

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Feb 4, 2010 - Walking with elephants at Mole National Park

Another amazing and adventure filled weekend has just gone by! I'll try and relate the epic-ness of the weekend but I know it's kinda hard to imagine what it's really like. Our adventure began last Thursday morning at 4am when we arrived at the bus station to try and catch the first bus to Kumasi from Cape Coast (I was traveling with 5 others, Flo, David, Qasa, Carrie-Anne and Kylie). The way that the buses here work is that they only leave when they are full. So, on a really big bus it can take ages for ALL the seats to fill! By 5 am we...

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Nov 30, 2008 - Northern Ghana pt 2 - Mole Safari Park

The Bradt Ghana guide we have been using splits up accommodation into sections, Luxury, Moderate, Budget and Shoestring. We had tried the budget option before but this time we decided to go for Shoestring just to see what it was like. After leaving Bolgatanga we headed back down to Tamale for the night before heading off early to Mole Safari Park. We checked in at Central Guesthouse, £7.50 a night and handy for the bus station the next morning. The room was very basic as we expected. It was a corner room so the walls faced 2 different...

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Dec 16, 2007 - Larabanga...Mole NP

Dec 16 Went to bus station in am and got tickets to Mole NP to see the largest wildlife park in western Africa. Left at 2:30 pm arr at Mole Hotel in dark 6 hours later. At 6 am we went on safari trek and saw elephant, cob, bush & water bucks, green monkey, warthog, croks, grey heron, patas monkey, baboon, wild guinea fowl, partridge, and plantain eaters! (Mari made me list all of these...the place is not really crawling with beasts...saw most in ones and twos over the 24 hours we were there).

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Sep 12, 2005 - Mole Park

7.9.05 In the morning got organised for surgery, wasn't sure what to expect. In the clinic they were getting the things ready, we walked to the OR, third floor we walked up, not sure if the elevators work, first thing you have to do is take off your shoes when you walk in, I stayed with my socks just to be on the safe side, expected to see some flip flops but no, they have these white Wellingtons, they probably think we are all going to milk the cows. Surgery was OK in Ghana standard. After the hospital went to give an ad to put on the...

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