Author Archives: Kerry Gogush Cule

Goi Library

Thursday we leaded up the vans again (28 of us in 2 vans!) after lunch to drive to the Kathy Knowles library in Goi, a village 2 hours away on the coast. The library is a busy and thriving centre … Continue reading

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Drumming lessons

I was lucky enough to have my first drum lesson in Ghana on my birthday. I should say that I’m not a Baobab kid, but a total novice. The backdrop to our drumming was a pure blue sky patched with … Continue reading

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Dagbamete Primary School

Odai, Kwasi’s grandson, found us in the village because he heard that three of us were teachers and wondered if we would be interested in visiting the local school. On Monday afternoon, he walked us over and introduced us to the … Continue reading

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Getting to know Dagbamete

On Sunday, our first full day in the village, we were treated to a tour by Godsway. He showed us the shrine (where people were starting to gather with their offerings and goods for sale), a giant shady space where … Continue reading

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Group Thoughts on Yiri to Dagbamete

I asked my fellow travellers for one memorable moment or observation from the 4-hour drive from the Yiri Lodge in Accra to Dagbamete. Here is a collection of highlights: “Stopping on the side of the road to pick up food … Continue reading

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Ghana En Route – Part 2

On Saturday morning, we had a low key start to the day: breakfast at 9, some time for re-packing, playing catch with the rugby ball, then hopping into the vans again for the trip to Dagbamete. We stopped a couple … Continue reading

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Ghana En Route – Part 1

Travelling as a group of 24 is a very different experience than family travel! The two hour bus ride to Montreal was filled with playing Heads-Up and excited chatter. In Montreal, it took us nearly two hours to get checked … Continue reading

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