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Ghanaian students & virtual media library

An interview I conducted in 2009 with the founder of www.isabt.org, Jonathan Thurston, was published at Global Voices Online on Friday 26th of February. You can read the full article–Ghanaian Students Contribute to Virtual Media Library–by clicking the title and its link. Here is a short excerpt: “In July 2009 I had the privilege ofContinue Reading

19 Day Tours of Ghana for independent travellers

Two 19 day itineraries for GhanaContinue Reading

Ghana Travel Planner: two different 10 Day Tours of Ghana

I tend to rough it as a traveler and don’t mind putting myself through hell to get where I want to go (which I didn’t know about myself until I came to Ghana), and sometimes forget that not everyone shares this inclination so I’ve written four itineraries that cater to different traveling styles and durations. The first two are based on 10 days and cover the major highlights: one easy, one more challenging. The next two (in the next post) are based on 19 days: one easy, and then the super challenging version.Continue Reading

Ghana Highlights Part 1: Accra to the Central and Western Regions

We have a new site www.g-lish.org where you can read all articles from This is Ghana in a much more organised fashion. Read Ghana Highlights Part 1: Accra to the Central and Western Regions there. Ghana Highlights Part 1: Accra to the Central and Western Region, or the coast. I’ll cover major attractions in eachContinue Reading

Elmina

We have a new site www.g-lish.org where you can read all articles from This is Ghana in a much more organised fashion. Read Elmina there. Reading through Obama-related blog chatter, I came across a perfect picture of Elmina, my former home (and village that frightened the pants off me the first time I walked through)Continue Reading

20 minutes in the life of Ghana…Elmina to Cape Coast

20 minute photo journey between Elmina and Cape CoastContinue Reading

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