Last week was so busy and jam-packed with a crazy amount of educational, cultural, and social activities. It’s been amazing and so eye opening and I’m not sure if anything I write will even come close to describing what everything has felt or looked like.
We’ve been taking a few classes here and there while learning the local language (Twi) and about different cultural/historical aspects of Ghana. One of the highlights was definitely the traditional dance class!We also went on a 3-day trip to Kumasi, the cultural capital of Ghana, where we had the opportunity to bargain with locals at a few markets, make our own custom kente cloths with traditional Adinkra symbols, visit the Manhyia Palace (where past kings have lived) and Lake Bosomtwe.
This week we had International Student Orientation with all of the other foreigners. Course Registration is the hot topic of the day/week and let’s just say it is one of the most frustrating, stressful, and inefficient processes I’ve ever been through, but it’s all part of the experience!! Everything is done by hand and you have to physically go to each department building to register for courses. Here I gooooo