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Buildings with decorated advertisements
Fondest memory: A lot of houses and buildings in Cape Coast are decorated and painted with advertisements from mobile network companies.
Cape Coast, Ghana
Fondest memory: Cape Coast is the capital of the Central Region in Ghana, and has a population of 100.000 people. The city is located 165 km west of Accra, which takes about 3-4 hours to drive. Cape Coast is most known for beeing the place where a large number of the slaves were held before they left Africa. The place was founded by the Fante tribe in the 10th century. From the 16th century it changed from beeing owned by colonialist from Netherlands, Sweden and finally Britain. The British had their operation in Cape Coast until Accra became their capital in 1877.
The road from Cape Coast to Kakum
Fondest memory: The road from north from Cape Coast to Kakum National Park takes you through many small villages and jungle areas.
Street scenes from Cape Coast
Fondest memory: Cape Coast is in African terms a well off city. Many of the buildings in the city centre has a colonial character, the most famous architectural area in Ghana.
Cape Coast Methodist Church
Fondest memory: Cape Coast has two large churches in the city centre, among them the Methodist Church.
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