Final Day

Today is my last day in Ghana. As we shuttled the last group of students out of the Accra airport last night I tried to think about what I would write here. I wanted to write something smart and profound. Ideally I would be able to sum up just under two months of experiences in […]

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Ghana Week 5

Finishing up my fifth week here and about to embark on my third and final trip with students. It wasn’t until a couple days ago where I felt like I blended in walking around the streets. Being at the front of a dozen loud kids is an easy way to stand out in Ghana, but while in […]

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Ghana Week 2

Second week in Ghana. Spent a few days in Bolgatanga, which is in the Northern region. Had the opportunity to meet local tribal elders before climbing their sacred hills…we also stopped in some local markets to pick up fabric to make traditional Ghanian clothing. We head to Mole National Park tomorrow morning for a safari.

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USA vs. Ghana World Cup 2014

What better place to watch the USA take on Ghana in a World Cup grudge match than at a local outdoor viewing party in Accra, Ghana? This was my first World Cup viewing experience outside the US and it didn’t disappoint. The energy was tense and exciting and full of blaring horns. Besides the atmosphere, you couldn’t ask for […]

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