Backseat view of Ghana

I know a real life person that visited Ghana. After lurking on my lovely cousin’s page for hours, I decided to share what I found. This will be a 2 part story, coming all the way from a backseat view of Ghana. As always I’ve listed additional links on the topic at the very bottom of this post.

akilah come back

Okay, so let’s go to the Motherland shall we?


  • English Language
  • Officially called the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign multinational state and unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the sub-region of West Africa.
  • Capital: Accra
  • Continent: Africa

In a time where many are focused on saving money and discovering great places in their back yard. My beautiful cousin/ niece, Akilah Edgerton counts down the months, weeks, days till she can leave the U.S. It seems that she goes a couple of times a year.Just recently I’ve began investigating what draws her back to the same destination time after time. As most woman want to see as much of the world as possible before having children. Whatever it is, it had to be wondrous! A few days ago, I learned that wondrous was an understatement.  Ghana is sensational and Akilah shares the adventure.

From alluring meals to chats with the Ghanaian children.Akilah eating Ghanaian meal

Akilah Ghanain  learningWhat I was most impressed with during her most recent trip was the educational pursuits. Over there education is imperative. I haven’t visited yet but can only imagine how it feels to explore the land where civilization began. She mentioned how beautiful Ghana Highlands were and how teem some of the villages are. Sort of reminded me of the U.S. We too have prosperous areas and others …… um genuinely mangled. akilah kidsSo what brings her back time after time, her love for Mother Africa and…………… I’ll tell you more next week on “Wednesday Wow” – sorry guys. It’s way too much to add in one post. akilah streets

More on the topic-

 10 Signs That You Are Talking To A Ghanian

Stereotypes of Ghana BUSTED

Great FACTS about Ghana

Something from the Darkside of Ghana  Akilah  Ghanaian man looming

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