"Feel Free" in Kumasi September 8th 2005 Every taxi and Tro-Tro (mini-bus) in Ghana is named like boats are in the U.S. Most of them are religious phrases or names in Twi, but I rode one today that was named "Feel Free." This is definitely how I feel here. Another one fo my favorites... "THe Monkeys are Confused." Who knows??
I've made it to Kumasi!! My new home for the next two weeks. What was supposed to be a 5 hour bus ride t ... 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
In the midst of my world travels, my friends and family (mostly my family) have convinced me to start up a Travel Blog so they can follow my travels from home in the states. So here it is... I'm about to turn 21 in Africa on November 5th, born and raised in New York City and the Jersey Shore, now spending most of my time at my new home in Chicago at Northwestern University. I love Chicago and school, but I'm restless to see every corner of the globe. What better time to do it than now when I really have no responsibilities (thanks to Kath and Leo) and no other person to take care of oth... full info