Posted in August 2011

Goodbye Ghana, Hello CreComm

Goodbye Ghana, Hello CreComm

Since it is my first official day back at school, I thought it would be fitting to recall my final days in Ghana. Making our way back from Benin, we stopped in Lome for one last night – this time staying at the famed ‘Le Galion’. It was a pretty normal night of food, wine … Continue reading

Backpacking to Benin

Backpacking to Benin

After our time in Togo, we started to head to Benin, another French country on the eastern border of Togo. Before we left, we got one more ‘shake-down’ from some local cops. At least we learned our lesson last time… right? Raquel ended up getting extremely mad at them as they were holding my passport … Continue reading

TOGO! TOGO! TOGO

TOGO! TOGO! TOGO

First impressions? My grade-school French is going to need a review. In research for the trip, I saw it was referenced as ‘the Paris of Western Africa’ & I am beginning to see why. Things here are very French. We arrived in a mini-bus from Accra to Alfoa, the town that is literally on the … Continue reading

The end of the line

The end of the line

I am sorry for not keeping you up-to-date about what has been happening the last couple of weeks. I have been trying to finish up my internship and have been in the process of saying goodbye to Takoradi, my home for the last 3 or so months. [o and it was Rockfest in Minnedosa so … Continue reading