Safe swimming on Ghana’s beaches

We were recently informed about the drowning of a tourist at the beach used by Axim Beach Hotel in Western Ghana in August 2011, as detailed on Tripadvisor. Having communicated both with the hotel and with a friend of the victim who witnessed this tragic incident, it seems timely to issue a reminder to all … Continue reading Safe swimming on Ghana’s beaches

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  Occasionally, though, the description in the guide seemed out-of-date, so … Continue reading Detailed trip report from Glenn and Christine

Sekondi-Takoradi & Axim updates

Sekondi-Takoradi The street food stand outside of the You 84 restaurant is quite good. There is a fairly reliable internet café that is air conditioned at the football/soccer stadium in Sekondi (they have wireless and charge 80 pesewas an hour). There is also a decent air conditioned gym (which has more massage machines than exercise … Continue reading Sekondi-Takoradi & Axim updates