Category Archives: Ghana

Children = Hope

      I visited Ghana in June of 2013 with Routes to Africa founder, Chris Bierbrier and for me, the trip was incredibly challenging. I was in a state of cultural shock and mighty embarrassed that I was struggling. … Continue reading

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Not writing about Ghana

I am not ready to write about my experience in Ghana. Not yet. For me, intense adventures need space to breathe before they are shared if they are to be strong and true. I need room to understand who I … Continue reading

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Reflections about relativity in Ghana

Everything becomes relative when you travel from first world to third world. You leave the United States thinking you will miss things like well-brewed coffee and your cowboy boots and other materials things that now you cannot even recall the … Continue reading

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Day One: Accra, Ghana

I am outside my comfort zone and my body is sweaty and smelly. I already have mosquito bites despite the 100% deet I sprayed on myself this morning, the malaria medication is making me feel nauseous unless I keep my … Continue reading

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