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Nov 23, 2008 - Northern Ghana pt 1 - Tamale and Bolgatanga

Sunrise in Ghana is 5.30am so it felt very wrong to be getting up at 5am in the dark to catch our bus to Tamale, about 2/3rds of the way up the country. We were going there for a VSO call back meeting, where the volunteers who arrived in September meet up with the VSO staff and discuss how their placements and life in general are going. We caught the state-run STC bus which is relatively comfortable (air conditioned!) compared to other Ghanaian transport modes. Unfortunately all passengers are subjected to appallingly acted and blaringly...

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Sep 4, 2005 - Vopac a traditional village

2.9.05 In the morning left the hotel and took my bags to the new hotel. I went to the tro tro station to go to Bolga (Bolgatanga), I met someone in town who told me about a very nice project they are having and I decided to check it out. The ride to Bolga was regular except for the first 1/2 hour that we had to listen to the Moasine on the tape (probably prayer time) but after thet we had Bob Marley so all was OK. I tried to call the no. of Lumumba's boss in Bolga an Alanbee and got no reply but decided to go in any case, when I got to...

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