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GHANA: KENTE AND THE DOCTOR’S ORDERS

August 15, 2010

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My facebook friend Ben Boaitey-Blicks posted another item related to Ashanti-this time on kente. Chelsea Inn & Suites – Accra Kente was developed by the Ashanti people in the 17th Century A.D. It is a royal and sacred cloth worn only in times of extreme importance. Kente is said to have originated when a man […]

KUMASI, GHANA: EXCURSION TO LAKE BOSOMTWI

August 15, 2010

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I have a facebook friend who lives in Accra and owns and operates-like we do-a small guest house. Like myself, he is passionate about promoting Ghanaian tourism and indirectly his own enterprise. He has a number of facebook sites and lots of friends on each.His name is BEN BOATEY-BLICKS. My hat goes off to him […]

GHANA…..HUERISTICS AND HAPPINESS

August 2, 2010

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The quote below comes from The Happiness Project, a blog that I subscribe to and read…well a lot of it anyways. This caught my eye…actually the word hueristics -hey the spell check says I misspelled it-but I copied it right off the site…read the quote for yourself: My adventures in the lands of happiness research […]

KUMASI AND FOUR VILLAGES INN CELEBRATED!

August 1, 2010

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WHAT A MONTH JULY WAS AT FOUR VILLAGES INN-EVERY NIGHT-GUESTS! Believe it or not that hasn’t happened ever. Well, maybe in 2000 or 2001 when we had an Italian guy stay with us for nine months on a long-term agreement-and, if I remember correctly, during that nine months we never once turn anybody away because […]