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The Travel Journal of Jacqui and Lars

 

Ghana - 26 November, 2000

 

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Location Latitude Longitude Elevation

Travel Distance

Start Brenu Beach Resort (west of Elmina) N0504.078' W00125.351' 19 m  
Finish Accra (GHASOM Hotel) N0534.198' W00012.930' 16 m 175 km

Total:

12,051 km

 

Weather: Clear, sunny and very hot.  Warm in the evening and night.

 

 

Daily Journal Entry:

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This morning we spend a relaxing time by the beach and take a swim in the ocean.  It is great - the water is warm and the waves are just big enough to be interesting, but not too big to make it dangerous.  We have a lot of fun playing around.  After a quick breakfast, we this opportunity to give the truck and all its contents a good cleaning.  There is quite a lot to clean up and out and it is good to see Christie clean once again.

 

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After finishing the clean up, we go back into the ocean for another swim, after which we take a shower to wash off all the salt.  Following a quick lunch at the resort, we pack up the truck and at 2:30 PM drive to Accra, capital of Ghana.

 

We get to Accra at 6:30 PM and check into our hotel - the GHASOM hotel.  It is a nice hotel, except that it is a bit noisy.  They have a mosque right next door, along with a couple of "discos".  The night clubs go on until 2 AM and the mosque has it's first prayers of the day at 5 AM.  At least the place is clean and has nice firm beds.

 

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After a quick shower, we all head out for our group dinner as this is the end of the first segment of the trip.  A number of people will be leaving (and joining) us here.  We have dinner at a Chinese restaurant.  And it is quite good.  Many of the courses are prepared in the same way with the same sauces - but we have to remember that we are not in Asia. We stuff ourselves and have a great time.  After dinner, we head back to the hotel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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