Category Archives: volunteer rugby coaching in Ghana

Preparing for Swaziland!

SO excited preparing for my Swaziland trip in just over a week’s time!  I have found the best guide is the Lonely Planet Southern Africa one (it also covers other countries like Lesotho, Mozambique, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and, of … 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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First day in Accra, Ghana. “Flashpackers” on the move

Was woken by the sound of cockerels crowing and the odd dog barking.  Our shower was out of order (we were told it was to be mended in the morning) so we took advantage of the large bucket and scoop … Continue reading

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The end to an experience which I will never forget

Week Five: Coaching has been cancelled because there are massive strikes in Port Elizabeth. Both the teachers and nurses want more pay!! It’s annoying as it’s our last week but it does mean we get to do some fun things! … Continue reading

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