Feb 2017 trip report

Patricia writes: My sister and I travelled to Ghana recently - 19-28 Feb. We used the Bradt Guide (6th edition) and found it invaluable both in our planning and on our journey - I see there is now a 7th edition, so some of our observations may have been addressed. Accra National Museum is closed indefinitely due, we were told, … Continue reading Feb 2017 trip report

Graham’s trip report

Graham Douglas has sent me the following updates:   ACCRA The STC terminal on Ring Road is still there but no buses, perhaps they have all been moved to the other one near Tudu station ? There is another bus terminal for Benin, on the road towards Achimota from Nkrumah Circle, a few hundred yards … Continue reading Graham’s trip report

Detailed trip report from Glenn and Christine

We have just returned from a five-week tour of Ghana, where we used your guide extensively.  It was an invaluable key to points of interest and to practical necessities (e.g. It’s very late – where can we find a guest house near the bus station?).  Occasionally, though, the description in the guide seemed out-of-date, so … Continue reading Detailed trip report from Glenn and Christine

Aburi, Kumasi & Kokofrom updates

Kofofrom: the cooperative is very interesting. Ernest will show you how the brass moulds are made and then invite you to purchase something in the shops. If you are at all interested in local crafts it is very interesting and the final products are beautiful. Aburi: Olyander’s Hotel is very friendly. The owner will make … Continue reading Aburi, Kumasi & Kokofrom updates

Patricia Staley’s updates

  Page 117 Shangri-la Hotel Prices are higher than you report: small shabby ensuite single room with A/C US110, double US$ 130. We did not see renovated double rooms. (Your superlatives with regard to extensive renovations do not fit our experience) The lobby and our shabby single rooms were very dimly lit. There were no … Continue reading Patricia Staley’s updates