Ghana Itinerary

Monday, February 27, 2012

Our tentative itinerary was just posted online. I AM SO EXCITED!!! Especially for the orphanage!! I hope the kids don't mind getting red Indiana University t-shirts :) Also, I can't believe we are meeting the mayor of the capital of Ghana at his home. Accra is a huge city - 1.6 million people!

Activities Planned                                                                                                                 
Saturday March 10
5:12pm: Depart for Ghana
Sunday 11

1:10 pm:  Arrive Accra, check in to Fiesta Royale
Kwane Mkrumah Memorial Park and Craft market
Monday 12

Meet Mayor of Accra at his residence
University of Ghana visit
Coca Cola Ghana

Tuesday 13

Kingsbridge Microfinance, Raphael Tyson
Lunch on our own around the marketplace
Cocoa Marketing Board
Drive to Aburi
Woodcarvers village
Botanical gardens
Wednesday 14

BUV Ghana & Akosombo Hydroelectric Dam Tour 
Group lunch near the dam
Tafi-Atome Monkey Sanctuary
Cocoa Research Institute
Thursday 15
Country-Side Orphanage visit (rural Bawjiase
[children need school supplies, t-shirts, dictionaries, toys, food items, rice, beans]
Cape Coast Slave Castle
Museum and City tour
Friday 16

Cape Coast – Coconut Grove Resort
Visit Elmina Slave Castle
Kakum National Park bridge walk
Lunch with Kwesi’s family
Batik Workshop
Traditional Dancing and Drumming Performance

Saturday 17

Return to Accra this morning
W.E.B. Dubois centre, cultural visits, and shopping
9:55 pm: depart Accra
Sunday 18
12:48 pm: arrive in IND



Mike said...

safe travels!!!!!
you really make your way around.

Dominic Petan said...

Wait, you're going to the "Dubois centre" on the 17th? They will treat you like a queen there!!! :D

Bon voyage Madamoiselle Dubois!

Liz said...

DP - i wish I could like your comment an infinite number of times :D :D

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