T in Transit IV: Cape Town

In September, one week before my 29th birthday, I fly from Ghana to South Africa–the 5th country I’ve visited in as many weeks. It’s my second visit to South Africa this year. The first one–a brief 3-day affair that barely allowed time to leave the airport hotel in Johannesburg–was in March. Work travel goes likeContinue reading “T in Transit IV: Cape Town”

My Weekend in Ghana

In Akosombo, a town in Ghana’s Volta Region, we spend part of the afternoon seeing the Volta River by speedboat. Harmattan fog blocks out any glimpse of sunlight, coloring the sky a light grey. I run my fingers through the river, enjoying the rush of cool water against my skin.