With Love from Accra

About 3 weekends ago I was in Ghana (Accra) with my Mr. for what he called our "engagement-moon" lol and it was such a good time. Can I just say this "I LOVE GHANA", Segi had told me so many nice things about Ghana so I knew I had to go someday and I am so glad I did. I was so excited about the trip it was ridiculous, I found every opportunity to say "chaleeeee" and I was really really intrigued by the way Ghanians speak. All I can say is that Ghanians are very pleasant, honest and kind people. We loved a song we heard in a cab so much that the cab driver gave us the CD... Ghanians love to dance, don't get me started with the variations of azonto dance my eyes witnessed. One of the best parts of the trip was our hotel, Movenpick was awesome and I mean every word of it, I want to go to Ghana again just for Movenpick, the breakfast was everything, like the best I've ever had... Alright alright, I'll continue my stories with pictures...

 Photo op at the Labadi Beach

Trying on clothes/dressing up for dinner and a night out.

We bumped into his friend Kari and her boo at the bar in Movenpick and also had another friend join us, the night turned out to be so much spontaneous fun.

Foodie...
We tried some Banku/Kenke
This was being sold all over the Labadi beach. The beef thing looks like Suya but really isn't.
 The most awesomest Lobster ever from Mamma Mia
Freshly made waffles, best part of breakfast, yummm
I Screammm

Shopping...
 Kente Slippers on Osu Road/Oxford Street
 Little wrist band for my brother
 Vintage Blouses from Makola Market. Vintage/2nd hand stuff are strangely called "fosa" or something of that sort in Accra. Also because of the recent change in the value of Ghana Cedis it was funny and confusing to hear things like "1.5" which simply meant "15 Ghana Cedis" it confused me so much like do you mean 1.5million or 1,500 Cedis, lol.
Painting we bought on Osu Road/Oxford Street 

LOL @ our rabbit teeth.

Dear Ghana, I'm coming back for you.

xoxo
Shally

P.S
I heard the sad news of the death of former Ghanaian President Atta Mills not too long after my trip and my condolences go out to all Ghanaians. May His soul rest in peace, Amen.

15 comments:

  1. Love your white dress. I do agree with every point that you made about Ghana and Ghanaians. Cant wait to go back for a visit myself. Glad you had fun.

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  2. You both look cute...now that makes me want to visit Ghana. Love your outfits

    xoxo
    Stella

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  3. Love all the pictures.Glad you loved your visit. I try to visit as much as I can but never get enough of it.

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  4. I can't wait to visit Ghana,
    looks like you had a great time! that black strappy dress looks gooorgeous!! any full pictures?
    I love the painting you got!!

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  5. fantastic post and Thanks for sharing this info. It's very helpful.
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  6. really cute...been to ghana once as well....need to go back!

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  7. MCO!!!!!!!
    Love the yellow dress and that black sexy number.....I want !!!!

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  8. Looks like you had an amazing time !!! now i want to go to Ghana !!

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  9. wow...you really enjoyed...I need to go Ghana...I miss it...that lobster mannnnn...btw you have really good pair of legs uno

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  10. Shally you look so yummy!! style after my own heart :)

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  11. lobster,i'm hungry!!!!
    You and Mr.M look FAB xx

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  12. I have just been taken back to Ghana.
    Oh- and the kebab looking thing is called "tchitchinga!"
    mmm...I can just remember the taste of those spices on my tongue- those
    Hausa tchitchinga sellers really know how to work their magic! Since I am
    in Uganda now, rolex chapatis will just have to suffice as a roadside snack but
    Ghana, I too am coming back for you! And I guess now that I know that suya and
    tchitchinga don't taste the same, i'll have to sample that just to compare :]
    Thx for the great post.

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  13. Thanks Bugo...@Dibsme glad I brought back nice memories and now I know its called tchitchinga :o)

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  14. Your Yellow dress and White dress are saying a lot to me. Amazement. Looks like Ghana was some good fun as well. Cute.

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  15. I ALSO CANT WAIT TO GO BACK TO GHANA ACCRA I LOVE THE EVERYTHING ABOUT THAT COUNTRY TENSE ATMOSPHERE GHANA EXPECT ME SOON

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