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The green volkswagon  
   

The green volkswagon

Because there are no street names or house numbers in Accra you have to learn to find your way using landmarks. This particular car is the landmark of the street. So if asked where I live I just say, the house across from the green volkswagon, it's quite a well known landmark.
Waterfalls and Monkeys

February 21st 2011
Well I had another eventful weekend. On Friday evening I traveled with a number of other volunteers to Wli (pronounced vlee) Falls. These waterfalls are at the very eastern edge of the country near the town Hohoe and just before the border with Togo. At the hotel we stayed at, you could actually look over the hills and into Togo. It was quite an interesting trip and really great to see a part of t ... read more
Africa » Ghana » Volta

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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