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Accra



If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Expectations that living here is anything like living in the US or any other first-world country. Things are simply different here. Oh, and don't bother with any coats or jackets. - Aug 4, 2017
Expectations that:
anything will happen on time
that you can get your grocery shopping for the week done in 8 hours
that you will be able to enjoy traveling to cool places in West Africa easily
you won't sweat through your clothes within five minutes of being outside
- Apr 6, 2017
Lamps. - Aug 11, 2016
Winter clothes and high expectations. - May 4, 2014
Cold-weather gear, nice car, and need for punctuality. - Apr 24, 2012
Winter clothes - Aug 9, 2011
Winter clothes - Feb 24, 2010
winter clothes - Feb 5, 2010
worries - Ghanaians are generally relaxed and friendly. Also your expectations of going on safari: the wildlife here is not comparable to that in South or East Africa. The beaches in and near Accra are treacherous and/or filthy. One has to travel at least an hour or so to find OK recreational beaches. The best are 2-4 hours away from Accra, and they should still be used with caution due to the strong undertow. - May 24, 2009