Our luck with the weather ran out here. It was raining when we arrived, but I grabbed an umbrella and went exploring. I found the central market, which was a really fascinating place. It consisted of a circular road (called, appropriately enough, Market Circle Road) within which was a maze of little alleyways amidst vendor stalls accessible only by foot.
There were a lot of we're-not-in-Kansas-any-more moments:
like falling into the sewer
That hole is actually quite a bit deeper than it looks in this photo, probably about 4-5 feet. If you fell in, you'd probably survive, but it would hurt.
On the plus side, the people were incredibly friendly, even playful:
I thought this was poignant:
We went to the fish market, which was lively, borderline chaotic:
It was really quite remarkable how friendly everyone was, quite a contrast to some of the other places we had been.
I met a fellow on the street who tried to get me to invest in his mineral quarry outside of town. When I asked him for his business card, he rummaged around in his wallet for about five minutes before he finally found this:
If anyone is looking to invest in Ghanaian mineral quarries please feel free to get in touch with him.