In a small community near the Ghana-Burkina Faso border stands one of the only two remaining slave defense walls in Ghana. This historical monument in the Ghana’s town of Gwollu is a reminder of the dark history and dangers of the slave trade in the remote northern “hinterlands.”
The history of Ghana’s most famous mud mosque is shrouded in mystery and myth. Not only is the Larabanga mosque a popular architectural monument in West Africa but a revered spiritual site.
An old Mampruli jingle is a reminder of the famine that plagued northern Ghana in the late 70s and the corruption that exacerbated its horrific effects.
We visit Mole National Park with William’s parents and get up close and personal with some elephants.
A historic Sudano-Sahelian mud mosque stands tall at a heavily trafficked junction in Banda Nkwanta in Ghana’s Northern Region.
Ghana’s only Sudano-Sahelian historic mud mosque in the Djenne style lies in the small Mossi village of Wuriyanga in the Upper East Region near Garu. Probably over a century old, it is still in active use today and well-maintained by the local community.