Akwasidae! December 31st 2020 After a 5 hour VIP bus ride from Accra up to Kumasi, we started asking questions and found out se had accidentally timed our northward trip to coincide with the Akwasidae!
The Akasidae is a celebration of the ancestors held every six weeks by the Asantehene (King of the Ashante people). He enters the courtyard of the Manhyia Palace in the royal palanquin protected by the royal umbrellas and the ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Ashanti » Kumasi 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
After a 25 year career teaching in the US, I'm overseas, teaching and taking advantage of every holiday to travel! I've hung my hat in Asuncíon, Mumbai, Bucharest and Prague. Accra, Ghana is where I currently live. Directing the bands at Lincoln Community School is my passion. Traveling is my pleasure . . . . .... full info