Lake Volta via the Afram Plains

Sophie writes: I travelled in Ghana for three weeks in January/February 2017 with the 6th edition (so some info may already have been updated in the 7th). At the end of January I crossed Lake Volta via the Afram Plains. I arrived at Kpandu Torkor bright and early, and found myself the very first would-be passenger. Others … Continue reading Lake Volta via the Afram Plains

Custom-made clothing in Bolgatanga

Olive writes: I would like to inform you about two very good seamstresses I met in Bolgatanga. They made some very nice clothes for me and my husband and they are cheap! Their quality is very good and my experience is that it is always difficult to get a seamstress that has a high standard … Continue reading Custom-made clothing in Bolgatanga

Achala Village Tours, Paga

Steve and Shelley write We traveled throughout Ghana during November 2016. Your travel guide (edition 6) was invaluable to us. One of the many highlights of the trip was the time we spent in the northern border town of Paga. Achala, of Achala Village Tours, which is referenced in your guide, was especially helpful. In … Continue reading Achala Village Tours, Paga

Crime at Ezile Bay, Akwidaa

Regrettably, we have to alert readers to an ongoing crime problem at Ezile Bay, which is otherwise one of Ghana's loveliest beach retreats. We received a report today about a break-in to one of the rooms on 24 December 2016 in which the victim lost all his valuables. We also understand that at least one similar incident happened … Continue reading Crime at Ezile Bay, Akwidaa

Meet Africa and Sognaayilli

Jessica Cornelissen of Meet Africa has forwarded me updated version of the entries in the current edition of Bradt Ghana:   Situated about 7km northwest of central Tamale, the village of Sognaayilli hosts a worthwhile community-based tour programme set up by the Dutch/Ghanaian volunteer organisation Meet Africa (which p 65-75% of income goes to the community). Operating … Continue reading Meet Africa and Sognaayilli

Midas New Estuary Beach Club, Ada Foah

Hartmut writes: Midas New Estuary Beach Club is now worse than the neighboured Maranatha Beach club which seems to be the better choice. In June we were the only guests. The reed huts: natural ventilation should be explained, it means that there that there are wide gaps of several centimetres between the wooden bars or between the … Continue reading Midas New Estuary Beach Club, Ada Foah

7th edition of Bradt Ghana

We are please to announce the new 7th edition of Bradt Ghana will be available to ship from the Bradt website on 5 December 2016. At 512 pages, it is the most detailed guidebook to Ghana in print, and completely updated for this 7th edition. Read more or (from early November) preorder a copy at http://www.bradtguides.com/shop/africa/ghana.html