Posts Tagged ‘Accra’

An early morning in James Town

Photo by Christiane Badgley

It’s a gray and damp early morning in James Town. The lighthouse in the mist makes me think of northern California.

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Small catch for small fry

Small fish, James Town, Accra. Photo by Christiane Badgley

Wandering around the old harbor at James Town on a gray and hazy day, I met this little fishmonger with a perfectly sized catch.

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No man’s land

Football pitch. Photo by Christiane Badgley

Who cares about the environment?

The acrid smell of burning plastic wafts out from Accra’s vast e-waste dump known as “No man’s land.” The thick smoke crosses the Agbogbloshie market and the notorious “Sodom and Gomorrah” neighborhood where many of the dump’s workers live. Entering No man’s land the fumes are unbearable. Continue reading . . .

Accra bustle

Newsstand. Photo by Christiane Badgley

Kwame Nkrumah Circle. Photo by Christiane Badgley

Ghana for Christ. Photo by Christiane Badgley

Traffic, construction, commerce, road work, billboards, people on the move…Accra is bustling, but I still have a terrible internet connection.

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