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Accra Slavery Museums and Forts Walking Tour
"Meet your guide in central Accra and set off on your leisurely paced walking tour. Although the slave trade is long gone monuments still stand here as chilling reminders of this terrible human trade.With your knowledgeable guide explore the former slave prisons of Ussher Fort and James Fort in the Jamestown district. Two of the many European forts built along the Ghanaian coast these military posts were used to store commodities and to hold West African slaves before they were shipped overseas.At Ussher Fort head inside the museum that charts Ghana’s slave trade with poignant artifacts and displays. View the exhibits and learn about the incredible cruelty involved in the enslavement of West Africans around 4.5 million of who are believed to have been shipped from their homelands during the 18th and early 19th centuries.Hear heartrending tales from the era as you explore James Fort a building once used by the British to imprison slaves
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Old Fadama Slum Tour in Accra
"Meet your local guide and head off on foot to Accra’s Old Fadama area. As the capital city of Ghana Accra attracts high numbers of people in search of a better way of life. Many are drawn here from rural areas across the country in the hope of improved living conditions and this puts a strain on the city’s resources. During your tour learn how Accra has expanded and grown to accommodate the influx and meet some of its residents.Stroll through Old Fadama and observe people going about their daily lives. Life isn't particularly easy in a slum such as this yet many of the residents maintain a positive outlook in the face of challenging circumstances. Hear all about it from your guide and see locals hard at work salvaging discarded appliances and machinery. Learn how unwanted items are turned from waste into profit
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Accra Markets Walking Tour
"What better way to understand more about life in Accra the capital city of Ghana than by spending time exploring the city’s many markets on a small-group tour! Accra is a bustling and busy capital city and its markets are testament to that. See for yourself as you discover the beautiful artistry and craftsmanship in the products on sale and learn about the area’s culture and traditions. Marvel at the exotic food produce on sale and perhaps take home a souvenir or two of your trip!After meeting your guide in heart of Old Accra stroll to the city’s Makola and Salaga markets. Listen to your guide and discover the all-important art of bartering for items that you might like to buy throughout the tour. If you’re lucky you may even be let in on a local secret or two to help you mak
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Warthogs

The warthog is basically a wild pig, and are named for the four wart-like tusks on either side of their mouths. These are used for defense during fighting. Warthogs are found in groups ranging from...
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Feb 06, 2007

Termite Mounds

Similar to ants, and sometimes known as white ants, termites actually belong to the order of isoptera. They are not related to ants at all, and are soften, paler in colour and much slower moving....
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Feb 05, 2007

Lizards and Geckos

The grounds of the hotel are full of little lizards in every size, shape or form. Most of them are quite shy and will run off as soon as you get anywhere near them. Some will hang around long enough...
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Feb 04, 2007

Bushbuck

The bushbuck is a very shy antelope, but is quite widespread in Mole National Park. We were lucky enough to spot them on a couple of occasions. The male has straight horns and is dark brown or...
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Feb 04, 2007

Green Monkey

The Green Monkey is a type of Vervet monkey, which is one of the most common monkey species in the African forests. The green monkey is slightly unusual within the species in that it inhabits savanna...
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Jan 21, 2007

Elephants

There are said to be about 600 savanna elephants in the national park. All the elephants we saw were male. The elephants will eat up 300kg of food each day, but they do not cause such widespread...
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Jan 21, 2007
 
 
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Baboons

The olive baboon – also known as the anubis baboon –is a much larger primate than the average monkey. The baboons live in troops with a complicated social structure of dominance. The baboon is quite a...
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Jan 21, 2007

Crocodiles

There are many crocodiles in the park – fortunately we didn’t get near enough to them for them to become a danger. It is the largest living reptile and can grow to lengths of up to 6m. Although if...
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Jan 21, 2007

Entrance Fee

The entrance fee for Mole N.P. is very cheap compared to other wildlife parks in Africa. To get in you pay 40.000 cedis ($4,- US) and for a photo camera you pay an extra 2.000 cedis: 0,20 dollars!You...
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Nov 17, 2006

Patas Monkey

Patas Monkeys are also known as Red Monkeys and inhabit dry savannahs including Mole National Park. The scientific name is Erythrocebus patas. They are mainly found on the ground.
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Feb 04, 2007

Kob

The most commonly seen antelope in Mole National Park, is the Kob. )Kobus kob. It is closely related to the waterbuck, and is a rather beautiful, golden-red animal with a white throat.
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Feb 04, 2007

Flowers

There are some very beautiful plants and colourful flowers in the park, including around the hotel grounds.
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Feb 04, 2007

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