The Amateur Traveler talks to Lillie Marshall of AroundTheWorldLcom about the 3 months she volunteered in Ghana in sub-Saharan West Africa on her round the world trip.
She worked for the program Youth Creating Change. Lillie talks about some of the tourist spots in Ghana like the slavery castle at Cape Coast and Mole National Park.
Then she talks about what it is like to live and volunteer in a 3rd world country where the people are wonderful and some of the cultural differences can be striking (don’t ask why she didn’t like the beaches). She extols the wonders of food like fufu and how to buy a $10 hand made dress.
She also talks briefly about the capital of Accra that Lonely Planet thinks is their second least favorite city on the planet.
Around the World L – Lillie Marshall’s blog
@WorldLillie – Lillie on twitter
Youth Creating Change
Cape Coast Slave Castle
Hostels in Ghana
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How to Get a Custom-Made Dress for $15
What the Heck is Fufu?
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