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GHANA


Location - West Africa; Capital - Accra; Population - 24 million; Currency - Cedi MORE GHANA

I returned to West Africa in 2005 to visit Ghana and Togo, arriving in Ghana in November 2005.

 

ghannoteThe Ghanaian Cedi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ghan1I headed straight for Ada Foah from Accra, a beautiful area east of the capital, where river meets the Atlantic Ocean. This is Big Ada, where pirogues go downstream to Ada Foah

 

 

ghan25Pirogue trip from Big Ada down the Volta river to Ada Foah

 

 

 

ghan6Azizanya is a fishing village on the way from Big Ada to Ada Foah

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ghan10The palm trees and beach at Ada Foah separate the Volta river from the Atlantic Ocean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ghan12Ada Foah's beach on the Gulf of Guinea

 

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ghan15The Estuary Beach Club is a basic resort with a perfect position between the sea and river, a very picturesque place in Ada Foah

 

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ghan16Ada Foah is a great place to do nothing.
This is the river/lagoon view

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ghan21The Estuary Beach Club with river on the left and ocean on the right, Ada Foah

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ghan18Ada Foah is known for its nesting turtles, and I was lucky enough to see a huge leatherback turtle laying her eggs. A man's leg to the right gives an idea of size comparison

 

 

ghan20Nesting leatherback turtle on Ada Foah's beach

 

 

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LINKS

www.touringghana.com - Ghana tourist board

www.ghanaweb.com - lots of info on Ghana, including tourism

 

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