Accra Beach - From a distance it looks very nice with the traditional African fishing boats.
But up close it was covered in garbage and raw sewage. These beachcombers were hoping to find something useful.
Accra Waterfront - UNESCO to the rescue
View of Accra shoreline from a breakwater
Entrance to Fort Ussher
Lighthouse at Accra
In Ghana coffins are big business. I dropped into this shop and saw the following on offer...
Coffin for a Photographer
Coffins for sports car drivers and truck drivers
Coke Drinker's Coffin
Airline Pilot's Coffin
Depending on who you listen to somewhere between one third and eighty percent of Accra's residents live in slums like this one.
Virtually every Ghanian household has a cooking pot with something on the go.
Mother & Kittens, Mahogany Lodge
This ornate statute and mausoleum to the first President of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah may explain why so many people are poor.
Here's what they really think of Nkrumah
Patrick and the Land Cruiser
On the way to Takoridi we stopped at the Anomabu Beach resort for lunch.
The beach at Anomabu was beautiful, isolated and clean.
This family was living right on the beach and he was the designated lifeguard.
One person handles all the money - in our case it was Echo
This was my destination in Takoridi - Kendick's law firm
They are still quite formal in Ghana
I wish we could get away with this in Canada - especially Rule 8
Takoradi Harbour is the centre for the Ghanian off shore oil industry
The rocks at Takoradi Beach are very colourful, but the water is polluted
Fishing is an important part of the Ghanian economy on the coast
Doug Roy brought over a carton of school supplies and we handed them over to this school in Takoradi
The fishing town of El Mina
Fishing Boats at El Mina
Entering a place of untold evil - El Mina castle
Interior Courtyard El Mina
El Mina Interior 2
Male Slave Dungeon
Just looking at this door creeps you out
The Gate of No Return
Hard to believe a place so evil could have this view
Weaver Bird Nests
Shai Hills Park
Baboons on the Road
Entrance to the Bat Cave
On the Kakum Skywalk
Interior side of Akosombo Dam
Flame Tree at Akosombo