Views on Ghana

  • Friendly vibe and a sense of humour.  A shared language helps.
  • People singing and music played often.
  • A predominantly Christian country.  Most vehicles have a religious sign on them – a sticker on the rear window and/or on the vehicle registration number plate such as ‘God Bless’, ‘God is good’ and ‘Jesus is Lord’.
  • Intense rain and thunderstorms often during the night.
  • By far the most developed country visited since leaving the UK. Main exports are gold and cocoa.
  • Variety of architecture, buildings in good condition and modern warehouse buildings.
  • New cars on the road in good condition.
  • Lots of power cuts.
  • Less police stops.
  • Pineapple and watermelon being sold at the side of the road
  • Main roads in fairly good condition
  • Colourful fashion – bright pinks, yellows and beautiful African dresses.
  • Minibus taxis’ are a popular mode of transport.

Culinary Delights

Worth mentioning the variety of delicious food eaten on the trip and the local cuisine tried in each country. 

  • Spain Tapas
  • Moroccan Tagine
  • Senegal – Yassa Chicken and Jollof Rice
  • Guinea – Baracouda fish, mangoes, avocados
  • Ghana – Shawama chicken, boiled yams, yam chips.  Red red chicken, Kelewde.  Pineapple, Watermelon.

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