Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sensory overload in Udaipur, Rajasthan

Delhi airport was very modern, clean and uncrowded and we killed time having a foot massage each (1750 rupees for 2) at the spa smelling of sandalwood which was dark, cool and relaxing before taking the 345pm flight to Udaipur.  … Continue reading

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Flashpackers in Ghana – Sharan’s blog

  Monday 17 January We arrived in Accra at 9 pm. Accra time is the same as UK so no jet lag. There was a truck stuck on the tarmac in front of our parking bay which took an hour … Continue reading

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From Busua to Accra, end of week in Ghana

It was a long drive from Busua Beach to Accra and we stopped just after passing Cape Coast at the Anomabo Beach resort for lunch.   For someone wanting a quiet, away-from-it all location, Anomabo Beach is perfect.  We only … Continue reading

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Walking the tree canopy in Ghana – gap year experience

We asked one of our many drivers, Joseph, to come back to Hans Cottage Botel early at 8am and take us up to Kakum National Park.  Todate, every taxi that we went in lacked the rear window winders so that … Continue reading

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Cape Coast – the Castle and in search of a dongle

George took us to the MTN phone shop and I bought myself a very cheap mobile phone but they were out of dongles so we drove to the Vodafone centre but were unsuccessful there too.  They explained that they were … Continue reading

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Bus ride to Cape Coast with a sermon thrown in! – Ghana experience

Breakfast was overlooking the beach with the fishermen sorting out their nets and a hive of activity.  We had both the eggs sambal and the cinammon toast recommended in the Bradt guide at Big Millys Backyard and we were well … Continue reading

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