Experiences in Ghana!

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Reflection Time

As I sit here trying to come up with my last blog post on my experience as a whole in Ghana these past four months, I am realizing that a mere few short paragraphs will not do it justice. Coming home to unfortunate family events, and with the crazy holidaysRead More…

Traveling up North

After convincing our professors to move up our exams one week, taking our finals and turning in our papers we were able to travel up north for a few days before my time in Ghana was over. We spent the weekend with friends and on monday morning, before the sunRead More…

Cant believe its already December

Short post with just some picture updates, cause pictures are worth a thousand words!   The above is from Thanksgiving. We were invited by one of our teachers to her international students dinner and it was delicious. Had two plates, some delicious soup and dessert… Whats Thanksgiving without eating tooRead More…

Thoughts…

Its crazy how much i’ve fallen in love with Ghana. Just the other day we got coconuts for free from a tree in our courtyard. After borrowing a machete (sadly i forgot mine at home), and a little bit of a struggle we were able to cut them open andRead More…

Well we know to plan better but at least we were able to see this amazing village!

This weekend Elana and I took a long adventure to a town called Nzulezo, leaving around 11 on friday it took about 7 and a half hours to get to one of the larger towns where we would be staying. A little bit into the trip we noticed that weRead More…

My role at the Orphanage

While studying abroad the main part of my program is my internship at the Beacon House. The first week was really stressful because there was always so much going on and i didn’t know my place in the organization, I was new to the country and my surroundings and I’veRead More…

Birthday week!

The initial plan was to post each day about my birthday week adventures.. considering time was limited and the power was out for almost 2 and a half days that didnt happen. Better late then never right? Overall i would say my birthday was Amazing! heres a brief summary ofRead More…

AHH! Beginning of my birthday week :)

for those of you who do not know, each year as my birthday rolls around i celebrate my birthday week. This is by no means in a conceded pretentious way it is literally just a week to do things for myself that i love.  Considering i will be doing funRead More…

Psh and we were told we wouldn’t get in without heels….

Last night was so much fun! (i feel like that statement is said a lot, but its not old yet cause its true!)  Although things didn’t start off as we had planned the night blossomed quickly and didn’t stop until 4am. By observing the club scenes where girls are dressedRead More…

Dancing, Ice Cream Party, and Attending church!

FRIDAY knowing that it was going to be a long night i decided to take a nap when i go home from the Accra mall. I personally am not a huge fan of malls in general, but especially the mall here. It is very westernized, everything is very expensive, and i feel likeRead More…