As the founder and president of African Travel Seminars, I always want to experience our programs before an excursion is organized or recommended for our clients. I probably took this philosophy too literally during a visit to Gambia, which is located in West Africa. Here, I am in the town of Bakau, located outside of the nation’s capital of Banjul, in the midst of hundreds of crocodiles. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for January, 2011
I have always enjoyed sitting on the terrace at the Volta Hotel that is perched on the top of a hill, so that I could sip my soda while taking in the surroundings.
Lately the water level has been very high thereby enhancing the scenery as water splashes high up in the air forming mists. If you’re in town on Sunday, take the cruise on the Volta Lake to Dodi Island. You’ll get a closer view of the Dam and also enjoy the calm ride with jazz music, food, and good company. Though Akosombo is truly a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of life in Accra, the capital city of Ghana, sadly, few visitors venture to this part of the country. Read the rest of this entry »