The annual Chale Wote Street Art Festival, usually held in August, is an alternative platform that brings alive the magic of art, music and dance along High Street in James Town, Accra. This is also the period for the Ga people’s HOMOWO (annual traditional) celebrations. The transliteration of the phrase is rather “Chale, let’s […]Read More Chale Wote Street Art Festival
I joined the Ghana Akwantuo group on their recent bike tour at Aburi in the Eastern Region of Ghana and boy did I have a swell time! The converging points were the Accra mall and Adentan barrier, but these pick-up points weren’t exclusive as some people were picked up along the route (Accra to Aburi). […]Read More Aburi Waterfalls and Cycling Adventure
The next morning when I woke up, I made an interesting observation. Members of various households, both young and old, got into dug-out canoes and paddled away to God-knows-where. The scene could be likened to rush hour period in Accra or any other city; however, this was done in a more relaxed manner. Though I […]Read More Life In Nzulezo
A few months ago, I had the opportunity to volunteer with an organization at Nzulezo. An opportunity I made sure didn’t pass me by because I had seen a lot of beautiful pictures of Nzulezo and it has been a priority on my ‘To visit’ list for a long time. This decision was made on […]Read More NZULEZO; A RIVER TOWN OR AN ISLAND?
From Lake Bosomtwe I picked a cab back to Abono and then from Abono, I boarded a trotro to Kejetia at 3.50gh. Upon arriving at kejetia, the place was bustling with activity and I didn’t fail to make an interesting observation. The “tuk-tuk”—a three-wheeled motorized vehicle used as cabs was the commonest vehicle around. The […]Read More “Swords, Stools and Regalia — a visit to the Manhyia Palace Museum”
I have lived in Kumasi for almost a year aside traveling there on short trips even when I no longer lived in the Garden City. I’d like to say I’m gutted that I never took the opportunity to explore this great city that cradles so many amazing places. The saying goes; ‘opportunity comes but […]Read More LAKE BOSOMTWE – A TOURIST’S IDEAL DESTINATION!
After several excuses and disappointments I was elated to embark on this project finally last month. My first destination was the Aburi Botanical Gardens, a place I have never been despite it being relatively close to me. The Aburi Botanical Gardens is in Aburi in the Eastern Region Of Ghana. The garden occupies an area […]Read More The Aburi Experience