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Agoo Hostel Accra guests to take Comfort’s famous Kumasi Central Market Tour!

April 14, 2014

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Ring, ring ring: Chris: Good Day, Four Villages Inn, may I help you? Caller: I’m told you have an excellent market tour guide and we’d like to engage her services. Chris: Are you booked to stay at Four Villages Inn? Caller: No. Chris: Well, I am so sorry….Comfort guides exclusively for guests of Four Villages […]

VALUE ADDED CHAIN (3) FROM ELMINA CASTLE TO FOUR VILLAGES INN

September 2, 2013

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Subtitle: Word of Mouth-how that works!.. Recently I celebrated Clare Hackett, Future Blogger on this blog. Well, Clare and husband John went from Kumasi to Cape Coast where they visited Elmina Castle. And, on their tour of Elmina Castle, Clare got talking to Lisa Fitzgerald(centre) from the U.S. Here’s how their conversation might have gone: […]

KUMASI FORT REVIEWED ON TRIP ADVISOR

June 23, 2013

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and it’s written by me, and I’m ashamed to say, Trip Advisor says it’s my first review! Well, I’m going to be correcting that and I’ve already started by posting my recommendation of the SSNIT Guest House as a moderately priced high-end hotel in the heart of Accra that appeared here on this blog. Next […]

A VISIT TO THE KUMASI FORT

June 16, 2013

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I haven’t been to the Kumasi Fort located in downtown Kumasi for more than a decade, so when Roni and Maia Rosenfeld indicated they would be visiting the fort, I asked if I could go with them. “We’d be honoured,” Ron replied. Well, it was a quality experience all round. First the Fort is fascinating […]

ADINKRA IDEA TO GENERATE REVENUE

May 27, 2013

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I’ve been to Ntonsu, the great Adinkra craft village outside Kumasi, a million times. How it has improved as a tourist attraction over the years! There’s a wonderful visitors’ centre incorporating a fabulous shop and a small bar offering COLD minerals and bottled water. But most important there’s David Boamah, Mr. Adinkra, who leads people […]

APRIL 28TH: AKWASIDAE AND MANHYIA PALACE MUSEUM

April 29, 2013

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Back in January, Henry and Elena stayed with us.Returning to Tema where they have lived for the past two years, he emailed me requesting dates for Akwasidae when the people and chiefs of Ashanti and others pay tribute and homage to Otumfuo Osei Tutu the Second, Asantehene. Well, I emailed the dates and sure enough […]

FEBRUARY 3 AKWASIDAE IN KUMASI

February 3, 2013

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Every six weeks, Akwasidae is held at Manhyia Palace where Otumfuo Asantehene Osei Tutu the Second resides. Today, chiefs and dignitaries will descend on the palace to pay homage to the King. It is a glorious spectacle characterized by brilliant kente and infectious drumming. So mark it on your calendar – March 17th is the […]