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a weekend in ada.

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defensive driving.

 

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is that daylight showing through the floorboards of this vehicle?

Yes. And yes, the vehicle has floorboards. Just another morning commute in Accra.

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cape coast castle.

The Cape Coast Castle sits in a beautiful place, its crumbling whitewashed walls a preserved monument to an haunting history: the torture, humiliation, and degradation of transatlantic slave trade, which saw the sale and purchase of human beings on an … Continue reading

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what can i buy while sitting in this traffic?

Accra has some pretty epic traffic jams. Impromptu marketplaces spring up around waiting vehicles when things get really stopped up, with hawkers offering a fantastic variety of items to passengers in waiting vehicles. One way I pass the time spent … Continue reading

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that familiar unfamiliar feeling.

Arriving solo somewhere new is always a humbling experience for me. I am reminded that each place is its own, and I have everything to learn- from how much things should cost to the sound of the languages and accents; … Continue reading

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equator prize award ceremony.

My time in Rio was spent working very hard to help make events run smoothly. My trip and our events at the Rio+20 conference culminated in a fantastic ceremony honoring this year’s winners of the Equator Prize. I actually left straight from … Continue reading

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