Beware of Baboons
Apr27

Beware of Baboons

For my final weekend adventure in Ghana, I chose to fly to the Northern Region to Mole National Park.  The northern part of Ghana is very different from the area I lived and worked in and I was told by many Ghanaians that to truly experience Ghana, I needed to see what life looked like in each region.  The Northern region appeared to be much less developed, full of beautiful baobab trees and large termite mounds, significantly hotter...

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Cape Coast Castle
Apr27

Cape Coast Castle

With our weekends free, we have been able to explore a great deal of Ghana’s beauty.  One of our favorite places to visit is Cape Coast, which is a historic fishing town with beautiful beaches.  We were able to stay right on the beach in an eclectic brightly colored bamboo treehouse that was nestled in the shadows of Cape Coast Castle. Contrasting the beautiful view of the ocean crashing over the rocks, is the dark history of the...

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This is Ghana be an adventure
Apr27

This is Ghana be an adventure

I chose to study abroad because I believe there is only so much that can be learned through our own cultural lens.  I have learned the most in life when immersed in conversations and experiences with individuals who view the world in a different way than I do. Deciding to study abroad was a difficult decision, as I am in a distance learning program and have been working full time in my field while attending graduate school.  However,...

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A Multi-Cultural City
Apr20

A Multi-Cultural City

Hello again from London! It’s been a while since my last post, and I’ve definitely adjusted more to my surroundings much more. Unfortunately, it’s only less than a month before I head back home to the states. My time and London, interning with Parliament and taking classes at the London School of Economics, has been so exceptional, it’s going to be very hard to leave at the end of April. I definitely started to feel a little homesick...

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