4) Slave Fort and back to Accra February 14th 2010 Day 16, Wednesday, Feb 10
Today I feel completely recovered. It feels WONDERFUL to have bowels that are behaving themselves. I actually had an omelette for breakfast. We drove to the ‘Slave Castle’ at Kita this morning. As you drive from Akatsi to the coast the land becomes much lusher. The area looks greener and fertile. There are farms (shallots, cassava, mangoes, etc, etc) everyw ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Volta Formed from the merger of the British colony of the Gold Coast and the Togoland trust territory, Ghana in 1957 became the first sub-Saharan country in colonial Africa to gain its independence. A long series of coups resulted in the suspension of the ... ... read more
I retired from Credit Union Central of Ontario in July / 2010. Since then I have worked part time as a consultant for the Credit Union Services Asociation.
I am still very actively involved with and supportive of the credit union movement in Canada and was lucky enough to be asked to be a coach to credit unions in Ghana by the Canadian Cooperative Association.
The following blog provides highlights of what was truly an opportunity to see a completely different way of life. The perspective (on everything!) you come away with after going through with a trip like this is priceless. ... full info