Christopher Helm Field Guides has published the first dedicated Field Guide to the Birds of Ghana, by Nik Borrow & Ron Demey. I've just received a copy and it looks thoroughly excellent - certainly a major improvement on ant of the existing generic West African or continental guides for those spending any time birding in Ghana … Continue reading Field Guide to Ghana’s Birds
Danielle from Busua Inn has posted this article about preparing for a trip to Ghana on her blog. It is in French and discusses different areas such as visa, malaria, currency exchange, telephone, transport, etc and should be very useful to French speaking visitors.
We know it's not easy to locate Bradt guides once you are in West Africa, so thanks to Karen Liu fopr the following snippet: I found your travel guide in osu in a bookstore called vidya bookstore. it's past el elyon hotel... and it's tucked inside a small courtyard. not on the street. it sells … Continue reading Where to buy Bradt guides in Accra
"Ghana Essentials" (Inside the left part of the cover page): => Apparently, exchange rates have changed; By the beginning of 2010, 1 euro was about 2 new Ghana cedi (and not about 1.29 new Ghana cedi). * Chapter 2, section "birds"; pages 44 - 50: => Since the Bradt guide already provides extensive information on bird species … Continue reading EK’s updates
A few suggestions Add to the booklist: In My Father's Land by Star Nyaniba Hammond. Afran Publications (Ghana), Ltd. A small book from a girl's perspective of being a black girl raised in England, then coming "home" to Ghana at the tender age of 8. The culture shock she felt, that finally gave way to a … Continue reading Claudia Marieb’s updates