Bucket List 196: Ghana!

 The Road Travelled   ·    Tales From Ghana   ·    Photos

Country 41/196: Ghana. A country I will always remember as the place I attempted my first, and hopefully only, marathon (attempted being the operative word). I only made it halfway, but I was roared on by literally handfuls of eager locals. Whilst there is plenty to see and do in the capital, a trip along the coastline will yield some superb beaches and some eye-opening reminders of the past. A visit to the slave forts of Cape Coast is an emotional trip, but one that should definitely be made when visiting the region.

The Road Travelled

Tales From Ghana

Togo or not Togo

November 14th, 2019 Jack Noah Rees Last week, I spluttered and stuttered along the streets of Accra before hearing of the horrors of life inside the slave forts on Ghana’s Gold Coast. This week, I amble further along the shores of the Atlantic, catching crabs on some of West Africa’s finest beaches. Day 36 – Cape Coast, Ghana to Lomé, Togo…

Ghana Get Through This

November 11th, 2019 Jack Noah Rees Last week, I completed the first leg of my trip around West Africa by arriving in Accra in some style - on a lime green double-decker with fully functioning fans and footrests (and with a distinct lack of raucous poultry on board). This week, my race was well and truly run… Day 29 – Accra,…

Ivory Roast

November 2nd, 2019 Jack Noah Rees Last week, I listened to harrowing tales of bygone diamond conflicts and civil wars as I resumed my muddy trudge along the Atlantic Coast. This week, I continue my education as I sit in despots’ cars and tyrants swimming pools before rounding the bulge of West Africa and venture eastwards. Day 22 – Monrovia, Liberia…

 

Photos

Country: 41/196     Visited: Autumn ’19

 

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