Hostels in Review –”Where Have All The Tourists Gone” (Part Three – Coastal Benin, Togo, & Ghana)

Reviews of the places I stayed in during my time in West Africa, in November-December 2014.…

Hostels in Review –”Where Have All The Tourists Gone” (Part One – Ghana)

Reviews of the places I stayed in during my time in West Africa, in November-December 2014.…

How Not To Cross A Border in Africa!

Border Crossed: Ghana to Burkina Faso Border Crossed Date: 29 November 2014 In principle, crossing a…

Ho – City of Clouds

The foyer of Accra Airport is cramped and very light on facilities, but I’m stuck here…

Money can’t always open doors!

Border Crossed: Togo to Ghana Border Crossed Date: 19 December 2014 I never seem to have…

NW Ghana – Cities of Loneliness

My foot is nicely grilled by the heat from the engine blasting through the thin, worn,…

Mole – Safari, So Goody

Visted: 25-27 November 2014 Africa. The very name invokes images of vast grasslands, plains with shrubberies,…

Tamale – City of Surprise

Visited: 24-25 November 2014 “Hotel will be expensive; you can stay at mine.” On this trip…

Kumasi – City of Art and History

– “Hey, my friend!”. I suppose it’s unavoidable; the culture in West Africa is to be…

Cape Coast – City of Disappointment

After another small ‘bang’, closely followed by the entire room being plunged into darkness, I have…