All over Ghana: the photographic evidence

So I arrived in Ghana in early April, after a veritable sprint across West Africa, from Guinea Bissau, back up through Senegal, into Mali, Burkina Faso, and finally to enter Ghana from the North - all to skirt around the escalating Ebola crisis in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, in time to meet my good … Continue reading All over Ghana: the photographic evidence

From Ghana to Burkina: back on the road

It's so comfortable in Ghana. I knew it would be. Sure, I had my moments of frustration (you'd think the number of volunteers that come through Nsuta would sensitize the kids, but it somehow just makes them louder and more annoying when they screech Obroni at you), but for the most part, life was pretty … Continue reading From Ghana to Burkina: back on the road

In the bookstore: English books in Ghana

I have four new books. It feels like freaking Christmas. I'm preparing to head back to Burkina and Mali, so I've had to stock up. So I hopped a tro from Adum to "Tech" and went to the Kingdom bookshop on the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) campus. I was hoping it … Continue reading In the bookstore: English books in Ghana

In Ghana: a recap

So, normally I try to keep my posts contained to a general theme, so they each fit nicely into their little tags and categories. But, I've really been dropping the ball here in Ghana. Slash I've been kind of letting things sink in, and they're only just coming to the surface now. So I'm gonna … Continue reading In Ghana: a recap