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

New Akosombo-Yeji Ferry times

Anna and Jonas write: The ferry top Yeji now leaves Akosombo on Monday at 4 pm. When I travelled in March 2016,  it left on time and we also arrived on time in Yeji, i.e. Wednesday morning at 2 am in the night, where we spent the rest of the night on the beach. The ferry then leaves … Continue reading New Akosombo-Yeji Ferry times

Yeji-Akosombo Ferry, Mole NP, Larabanga & Tamale

Jonas writes: We just returned from Ghana. Your travel guide provided some excellent information, thank you for that! I only have a few minor corrections, updates and comments: 1. The Yeji-Akosombo-ferry now leaves Yeji on Wednesday morning around 3 to 4 a.m. We spent our night in Yeji in the Alliance Hotel, which is alright, but pretty … Continue reading Yeji-Akosombo Ferry, Mole NP, Larabanga & Tamale

News from Kwahu Tafo

Humphrey Barclay of the Kwahu Tafo Progress Council has kindly sent me the following updates & additions to the 6th edition text for the Kwahu Plateau 1.  Page 346: An important new development is that Kwahu Tafo Progress Council is working with the family of the God Bruku (or Buruku) to restrict unguided wandering over its sacred … Continue reading News from Kwahu Tafo

Volta ferry from Akosombo to Kete Kretchi

Kai writes: We took the volta ferry “Yapei Queen” in Juy 2013 from Akosombo to Kete Kretchi. It starts every Monday around 4.30 pm at the landing in Akosombo. The port lies about 10 minutes from the city “center” and there’s not much around it. However, we arrived some hours in advance to secure tickets … Continue reading Volta ferry from Akosombo to Kete Kretchi