Welcome to Ghana!

THE DOOR OF NO RETURN, Cape Coast Castle

WE ARE PLEASED TO WELCOME YOU, family and friends, to the
country that has been for me a “home” far away from home. We
have planned an exciting and educational experience for you!
Ghana is a complex of such wondrous sites and people, as you will
soon come to see. The country’s history is so distinct, particularly
with Ghana’s first Black president Kwame Nkrumah’s fight against
British colonialism. Ghana was the first sub-Saharan African
country to gain independence in 1957.

The history of the African diaspora lies on Ghana’s shores in the 52
slave forts dotting the coast. The food is delicious—fresh fish
caught from the nearby Atlantic Ocean, spicy soups, meat kebabs,
rice dishes, nutritious vegetables and naturally sweet fruits—and
will leave you asking for seconds! The music scene, which I have
been writing about for the past five years, is vibrant, thrilling and
you will find it hard not to tap your feet and move with the
rhythm. That Black rhythm is us, it courses our veins with infinite
potential and a history that has kept us strong and alive even after
the awful transatlantic slave trade.

Come to Ghana with an open mind, an energetic body and a
vigorous desire to experience something amazing.

We eagerly await you! May God continue to shine on you until we

With Love,
Sionne Neely + Mantse Aryeequaye

Organizers, ACCRA [dot] ALT Tours

7 thoughts on “Welcome to Ghana!

  1. Hi Andrea,

    I hope you are having the experience of a lifetime! I’m calling your mom to make sure that you have arrived in safety!!

  2. Wow! after reading the itinerary and looking at the photos, I can’t wait for the trip to begin! I’m already virtually there!

  3. Hello, Sionne, Mantse, and travellers from metro Richmond area. I’m trying to connect with you all on the blog. Sionne, when you all have any down time at all, let me know how all is going.

    Send some pictures or messages. Take care. Love to Geri, Renee F-Mills, and others.


      • Hello, Sionne and Mantse. I”m well. I’m trying to see if I’m using the blog correctly. I'[ve seen Sister Lillian Carter’s pictures and they are absolutely beautiful!!!! Let me know if you all are putting pictures online. The cloth that they dyed and the scenes of all the sights were really great to see. I hope to be able to get to come while you are there.

        Blessings to you and your friends.

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