COMING TO GHANA: DAY 23 DAY

ARE YOU PACKED? YOU TOOK YOUR SHOTS? LET’S GO GHANA! AND THE BEST PART IS… YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET A PASSPORT! Day 23 – It is hard to say goodbye By the time I woke up, Marie, Yannick and Karla had left the hostel. Marie went to catch her morning flight and the other…

COMING TO GHANA: DAY 22

ARE YOU PACKED? YOU TOOK YOUR SHOTS? LET’S GO GHANA! AND THE BEST PART IS… YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET A PASSPORT! Day 22 – Shopping and Hangovers I had a lovely lie-in after a night of walking and dancing. I wasn’t the only one soar. Mog and Kate went out last night and…

COMING TO GHANA: DAY 21 (PT2)

ARE YOU PACKED? YOU TOOK YOUR SHOTS? LET’S GO GHANA! AND THE BEST PART IS… YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET A PASSPORT! Day 21 – The gold mile (part 2) After warding off unwanted sale pitches from at least 20 sellers, we escaped the centre and found a woman selling traditional food at the…

COMING TO GHANA: DAY 21 (PT1)

ARE YOU PACKED? YOU TOOK YOUR SHOTS? LET’S GO GHANA! AND THE BEST PART IS… YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET A PASSPORT! Day 21 – The gold mile (part 1) Since Friday, I had agreed to take Marie to see some typical sights in Accra since I have already travelled the city. She was…

COMING TO GHANA: DAY 20

ARE YOU PACKED? YOU TOOK YOUR SHOTS? LET’S GO GHANA! AND THE BEST PART IS… YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET A PASSPORT! Day 20 – The sound of the police Marie and I got ready at 6:30 am for church. We had breakfast in the dining room with no one else about. The staff…

COMING TO GHANA: DAY 19

ARE YOU PACKED? YOU TOOK YOUR SHOTS? LET’S GO GHANA! AND THE BEST PART IS… YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET A PASSPORT! Day 19 – Deal or no deal At 10 am, Aunty Helen (not by blood) arrived at my hostel and I was finishing off my pancakes in the dining room. We embraced…

COMING TO GHANA: DAY 18

ARE YOU PACKED? YOU TOOK YOUR SHOTS? LET’S GO GHANA! AND THE BEST PART IS… YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET A PASSPORT! Day 18– Back to Black Roots I woke still floating on cloud 9 with a smile on my face. I showered and planned my trip for the day. I was going to…

COMING TO GHANA: DAY 17

ARE YOU PACKED? YOU TOOK YOUR SHOTS? LET’S GO GHANA! AND THE BEST PART IS… YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET A PASSPORT! Day 17– First date on the beach As I ate my delicious breakfast with pancakes and chocolate spread, I opened up my emails and saw a reply from Hubert, the young man…

COMING TO GHANA: DAY 16

ARE YOU PACKED? YOU TOOK YOUR SHOTS? LET’S GO GHANA! AND THE BEST PART IS… YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET A PASSPORT! Day 16 – Welcome Home It was 9:30am and my old cumbersome suitcase was latched to the back of my motorbike taxi and I was holding on to the driver while Shalom…

COMING TO GHANA: DAY 15

ARE YOU PACKED? YOU TOOK YOUR SHOTS? LET’S GO GHANA! AND THE BEST PART IS… YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET A PASSPORT! Day 15 – Hard to say goodbye I woke up early and I felt happy that I am leaving tomorrow because I craved more adventure in the city and to lie by…

COMING TO GHANA: DAY 14

ARE YOU PACKED? YOU TOOK YOUR SHOTS? LET’S GO GHANA! AND THE BEST PART IS… YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET A PASSPORT! Coming to Ghana Day 14 – The new arrival On Sunday morning, Marie and I woke up feeling optimistic of meeting the new arrival. All we knew was that the volunteer is…

COMING TO GHANA: DAY 13

ARE YOU PACKED? YOU TOOK YOUR SHOTS? LET’S GO GHANA! AND THE BEST PART IS… YOU DO NOT NEED TO GET A PASSPORT! Coming to Ghana Day 13 – The connection Shalom knocked on our door with breakfast and announced she had a call from her mother and she needed to go home (another town…