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COUNTRIES THAT CAN STILL BE TRAVELLED ON THE CHEAP

March 30, 2010

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Just got the above titled article from Lonely Planet. The only country on the African continent cited was Sudan! Can ya believe it? Anyways, you can read the entry on Sudan below….but before that consider GHANA! MADINGHANA just has one good piece of advice if you want to do Ghana “on the cheap”…get out of […]

DEPARTMENT OF URBAN ROADS-KUMASI

March 30, 2010

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So, I have a Face Book “friend”-he’s not a friend. Years ago I knew him in his official capacity as a senior official in the Kumasi Department of Urban Roads. Now, according to his facebook profile, I believe he is an even more senior official in Urban Roads in Accra. Anyways, back in 2005, after […]

CANADA @ FRANCOPHONE FUN/FOOD FAIR

March 28, 2010

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What a great day at the Francophone Fun/Food Fair organized by the Kumasi Alliance Francaise. Hats off to Julien dal Bosco the hardworking director of the Alliance here in Kumasi. So our Canada Table generated a lot of interest. There wasn’t any tourism promotional material like Burkina Faso That would have been insensitive…it is sooooooooooo […]

READING BUDDIES AT FOUR VILLAGES INN

March 27, 2010

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Dola, the tour guide from the States celebrated in the post entitled “Akwasidae in Kumasi” of 2010-03-25 brought GAME CHANGE a fascinating analysis of the US presidential nomination and campaign battles in 2007-2008 which she promptly lent me at the beginning of her four night stay saying “I know you’ll enjoy this.” And then Debbie […]

SUNDAY MORNING TIMBER LORRY

March 26, 2010

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And on the way back from the S.T.C. bus station on the Sunday morning after dropping Debbie and Maureen, I took a picture of this stalled timber lorry transporting four giant logs. to the new modern wood village near Sokoban. To Debbie and Maureen, MadinGhana commented: “Since the traditional location at Anloga on the Accra […]

INSTANT FUFU MIX IN THE HEART OF ASHANTI

March 26, 2010

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As I drove Debbie and Maureen to catch the S.T.C. bus to Accra on a Sunday morning, Maureen asked me to stop so she could take a picture of a billboard that intrigued her. Never for a lack of words, Madinghana commented: “Gee, I’ve passed this billboard a thousand times or more. It takes fresh […]

200th Post! ANOTHER HAPPY DAY AT FOUR VILLAGES INN

March 26, 2010

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Pictured here are Maureen (left) and mum Deborah Farris from Akron, Ohio, U.S.A. just before heading off in the Four Villages Inn van to the STC bus station after a two night stay at Four Villages Inn. Here’s what they wrote in our Four Villages Inn guest book: “We love 4 Villages! The accommodations very […]