Easter in Ghana April 9th 2007 As we begin our second week here, I've become very fond of our Little Liberia and the refugees. Many of them have stopped asking us for money or marriage and are treating us like old friends. We had a great time on Debbie's birthday. A local drum band performed for us outside the Guesthouse. They sounded fantastic as they beat out African rythyms whilst two of the guys danced, twirled, back flipp ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Central » Cape Coast 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
My name is Cat, I'm a 22 year old writer living in Southampton. I love to travel and am always dreaming of far away places. I have a very long list of countries that I feel I absolutely have to see! I just returned from a month long stay in Ghana volunteering at Buduburam, a Liberian refugee camp. It was wonderful, terrible, chaotic, intense and an absolutely amazing experience. It opened my eyes, and I hope my blogs give you some idea of what it is to do voluntary work.
'A destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.' Henry Miller.
Here's to the next trip!... full info