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Elmina Castle  
   

Elmina Castle

Despite a rather ugly history, the Cape Coast and Elmina castles are quite photogenic. We toured both castles in the same day. It was trying, but afterwards we had a very helpful conversation with an expat Rabbi who runs Panafest in Ghana. We didn't see the worst of tourism's influence. When the Rabbi got here fifteen years ago, directly above the Male slave dugneon was a restautant/bar.
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November 17th 2005
Back in Kumasi. I have the time to upload some pictures I have been saving on my camera. Have a look. ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Ashanti » Kumasi

Ghanaian Flag 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
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