Posts Tagged ‘Cape Coast Castle’

Say Word – Akwaaba

A common word you’ll hear as a visitor in Ghana, “akwaaba” means welcome. That’s just how you’ll feel in Ghana with the warm weather and the even warmer people. Travelers of African descent in particular will feel well received with chants of “welcome home.” With a welcome like this, we hope that more travelers of […]

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Travel – Cape Coast Castle, Ghana

Cape Coast Castle is one of the many forts and castles in Ghana. First built by the Portuguese as a travel lodge in 1555, the Dutch, Danes, Swedes, and English vied for control of the castle. The English eventually took over the fort in the mid-1600′s. Cape Coast served as a port and housed slaves […]