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Takoradi It was so bad...

I have arrived at Takoradi at yesterday's night, 2130.
I looked for an cheap acomodation, but they said to me 'FULL' or 'All finished', so i walked around takoradi for 1 hour, then I got a prity expensive hotel, it costs 12USD. I dealed with that option.

And Today I have been to Cape Coast and Elmina, both city have World Heritage about Castle for trading of Slaves. Guide is quite nice, but almost both guides are same.

From Takoradi to Cape Coast by Trotro 1.5H 16000c
From Cape Coast to Elmina by Trotro 30Min 3000c
From Elmina to Takoradi by Trotro 1H 13000c

Elmira is attractive, cos we can see the fantastic and agressive fishing there.
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by smwhr4thtmbng | 2006-08-31 00:42 | Africa

Kumasi Armed Force Museum

I have been to Armed Force Museum.20000c(ISIC)
The Guide is quite nice, she sometime don't know another countries items, but almost good.
Ghanaian joined many wars, against Italy for Ethiopia, against Japan for Burma, actually for Britain...

Today I will go to Takoradi.
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by smwhr4thtmbng | 2006-08-29 20:49 | Africa

Kumasi Viva! Asante Kingdom

My purpose is this in Japanese, sorry.
http://www.soka.ac.jp/graduate/bunkei/kiyou/15_syakai1.pdf

Today I have been to Museum of Palace, tomorrow I will go to Ejisu.
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by smwhr4thtmbng | 2006-08-28 01:57 | Africa

Accra National Museum

I have been to National Museum.
Taste is not so bad.
Ground Floor has Ghana relativity items.
1st Floor has African items, Egypt, Sudan and Naigeria.

Ground Floor has also panels about Slave Trade.

Cost is 30000c(with ISIC)

Tomorrow I will go to Kumasi by STC Bus with A/C for 75000c.
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by smwhr4thtmbng | 2006-08-27 01:41 | Africa

Accra Really Happy?

I arrived at Accra of Ghaha today.
From Togo border to Accra by STC Bus (A/C) for 3.5H, 55000c. and luggage fee. 1KgX300c. I paid 4000c.

It was quite nice, cos I can use One seat!
but now I'm disapointed that Accra is not so cheap...
Crown Prince Hotel Single room 73600c. and that is full.

so now I'm staying at Date Hotel.

English country, so everything is easy.
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by smwhr4thtmbng | 2006-08-26 02:23 | Africa

Lome Beach as a Toilet

I'm surprised at that, today I have been to a Beach after beer, I found many things what I don't want to look at.

Beach is a Toilet and dust box...
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by smwhr4thtmbng | 2006-08-24 21:54 | Africa

Lome Coco Beach

Today I arrive at Lome of Togo.
It is a Beach paradise.
I'm staying at Hotel Lys near Mobil along Blvd.Rep.
So I can go to Beach and Market quickly.

From Cotonou to Lome by Bush Taxi for 3H, it costs 3000CFA.
There are no ploblem, quite safely at both borders.

Hotel Lys Double Room for 5000CFA.

And I have been to National Museum.
It is include Potteries, Music instruments and documents about Slave trade.1000CFA. it tasted so so.
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by smwhr4thtmbng | 2006-08-24 01:06 | Africa

Abomey Musee Historique de Dahomey

Today I have been to Abomey.
If you want to go to Abomey for cheap, you should use illeagal shared taxi from ETOILE. It costs 1800CFA for 2.25H.

Well, how was the Musee?
Not so outstanding. And something happened here.
At the Entrance of the Museum, they want too much money for extra charge(Donation for Marie DAbomey), I refused it, but I couldnt enter to, so I paid 1000CFA for it, it is a strange thing. In Benin Rep. I feel too bad.
Museum fee is 1500CFA with a French Guide.
Quality is not so bad, but not so good.

From Abomey to Bohicon by Zemidjan(Moto taxi) for 10Min.400CFA
From Bohicon to Cotonou by shared taxi for 2H.1500CFA

Tomorrow I will go to Togo.
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by smwhr4thtmbng | 2006-08-23 02:31 | Africa

Ouidah The Road of Slaves

I have been to Ouidah - 30km from Cotonou.
I got illegal taxi at near Cathedral for there, 500CFA for 1H.

It has good atomosphire at Ouidah,
Museum of History with guide 1000CFA, not so bad, but good.
Snake Temple with guide 1000CFA, it was boring.
Casa do Brazil, it doesnt work.
The Road of Slaves, I passed it through on the Bus, quite nice, just only looking the monument of that at the beach.

Pension Le Souvenir single 3500CFA

Tomorrow I have no idea, but probably I go to Abomey.

From Cotonou to Lome by UTB Bus on Mon, Wed, Fri for 3000CFA.
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by smwhr4thtmbng | 2006-08-22 01:15 | Africa

Cotonou I hate Rep.Benin Border.

Today I moved from Lagos to Cotonou.

From Ojuelegba to Orile by minibus for 10min 30N
From Orile to Mile 2 by minibus for 10min 20N

From Lagos to Cotonou by Shared Taxi for 5.5H(depends on the situation) 1600N + Luggage

There are many police check, they want only money for drink beer and so on.

ALSO BENIN BORDER!

I spent about 1 Hour for discuss about illeagal donation for them, but I could only discout it form 5000CFA(1250N) to 200N. It is a strange thing.
I asked his name for reporting to Japan Embassy, but he told me only his first name JOE. Another Passanger also paid 500N, Cameroon man cried for. Somebody do not pay it.

I have never paid anything for at Nigerian Border.But...
It is shame that.
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by smwhr4thtmbng | 2006-08-21 01:18 | Africa