The Sword in the Stone


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January 4th 2014
Published: January 8th 2014
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We got up early and were out of the house around 8. (That’s about 4 hours earlier than usual!) Today was the day to go to Kumasi. Kumasi is in the Asante Empire. The seat of the kingdom. (Ghana has a parliament and elected government, but it still relies heavily on the chiefs and village traditions to govern the people. Looks like they have a fairly good way of incorporating the two to me.) The... Read Full Entry



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The BanditThe Bandit
The Bandit

Alex did this to help him breathe the "dry" air.
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Muscles

Alex was warming up to pull the sword out.
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The Sword

Plus libations!
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Another Sword

This is a replica sword of the one in the ground. The one in the ground is bigger though. I told Frank to look fierce. This is what I got.





8th January 2014
Apprehensive for the Flight

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Nice photo

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