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Serious Jungle fun in Ghana

Thursday, October 21, 2010

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Serious Jungle fun in Ghana
The British colonists especially liked the Kumasi.  The rolling hills which are cool and wooded, is a good retreat from the humidity of the entire coast.  This is quite an affluent city. The traffic here is impossible though. You could spend about three hours just walking around the market and this happens to be one of the biggest markets in all of West Africa.  Town criers and other traders who are here to silt heir crafts. These people sell everything from bats made of fruit to nails that are almost the size of a fist. There is a railway right in the middle that runs right through the market place.  Although this is unused and the railway is blocked with the many stalls that come up in its way. This is what it looks like, until you hear a hoot of a far away train and suddenly all the  [...]

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Transformation : Slave fort to nightclub in Ghana

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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Transformation : Slave fort to nightclub in Ghana
If you would see through the sea mist from the road, you could go to cape coast that makes it all look like an old print made from sepia. There are old trading houses which are faded and the ones that keep trailing on from one beach to the other. There are huge fishing rows and canoes that follow. There are fishermen who mend nets beneath the snouts of canons. These point out the lime washed ramparts. When you look through it, it seems as it must be for somewhere more than to hundred years. This is when the gold coast came to be one of the richest and most self explained platforms for the trading of slaves in all of western Africa. There are many heavy showers that you might have to wait for it to pass. You could then follow your guide along the path s you face harsh sunlight. This whole thing  [...]

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