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  • Africa, Travel Stories

    A trip to Kumasi

    My Birkenstocks kick up dust as I walk towards town, holding my breath as the trucks carrying large tanks of water lumber past, blowing thick plumes of exhaust in my face. The…

  • Africa, Travel Stories

    Christmas in Ghana

    The persistent thump, thump, of oversized speakers reverberates in the distance, mingling with the sound of shouting and laughter. I’m standing in the middle of a grassless field, arms outstretched, yelling, “Ghana,…

  • Africa, Travel Stories

    Do you see what I see?

    The moon is upside down here. My friend first pointed it out during one of our nightly walks back to our host family. Its crescent shape glows a deep orange against the…