Bryant and I journeyed to the Motherland in November. Our journey to Ghana, West Africa was the most life-altering, eye-opening experience in all my days on Earth. Before the trip, I knew so little of Africa (although I had vivid fantasies in my mind). These fantasies are now replaced with memories of our real experiences, the visions, sounds, smells and beautiful people of Africa.

We spent 3 weeks in Ghana, starting and ending in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. In addition to spending time in the bustling metropolis of Accra (population over 2 million), we spent time in the bush, the forest, the coast, the ocean, the lake, on a mountain and in the 2nd largest city in Ghana.

We want to share some of our “Visions of Ghana” with you. We will take you on a tour of Ghana, thru my camera lense, in a series of posts.

I will begin were we began our journey, Accra. Enjoy!!

 

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A view of Accra from our hotel balcony.

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In the Lobby of our hotel, waiting to leave for our tour.

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Rita Marley Foundation and Studio

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Rita Marley is a resident of Ghana.

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Accra from up high

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View from our balcony

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Accra, Ghana

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Flagstaff House – Presidential Palace

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The Flagstaff House, commonly known as “Flagstaff House”, is the presidential palace in Accra which serves as a residence and office to the President of Ghana

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The Black Star of Ghana represents it’s independence

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Black Star Square, also known as Independence Square. This is a public square. On this day they were holding an event.

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Lots of people in attendance for this event in Black Star Square

 

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Bryant with some of the locals at Labadi Beach.

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Labadi Beach in Accra

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Labadi Beach offers restaurants and bars, hotels and resorts, horseback riding, swimming and so much more.