Ghana, West Africa

I was recently commissioned by B-Inspired Magazine (the in-flight title of Brussels Airlines) to shoot a story they put together on Ghana, being a part of the world I’d never visited before I was intrigued and stayed on after the job to shoot and explore more of Ghana myself. After spending the first couple of days working in the capital city Accra I moved west across the country, taking in Mankwadze, Cape Coast and Busua before catching a bus back to Accra for my flight home. Highlights were learning to surf in Busua and hiking through the rainforests of Kakum National Park.

Man making traditional tea, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Man making traditional tea, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Portrait of Alhaji, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Portrait of Alhaji, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Woman choosing wooden bowl in Market, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Woman choosing wooden bowl in Market, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Spices on display in local market, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Spices on display in local market, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Spices on display in local market, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Spices on display in local market, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Spices on display in local market, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Spices on display in local market, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Flower in Aburi Botanical Gardens, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Flower in Aburi Botanical Gardens, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Palm Trees in Aburi Botanical Gardens, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Palm Trees in Aburi Botanical Gardens, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Homemade weightlifting equipment in outdoor gym, Ghana, Africa

Homemade weightlifting equipment in outdoor gym, Ghana, Africa

Homemade weightlifting equipment in outdoor gym, Ghana, Africa

Homemade weightlifting equipment in outdoor gym, Ghana, Africa

Sunrise at Independence Square, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Sunrise at Independence Square, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Sunrise at Independence Square, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Sunrise at Independence Square, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Black Star Gate, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Black Star Gate, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Plate of Salad, Green Eats Cafe, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Plate of Salad, Green Eats Cafe, Accra, Ghana, Africa

Mankwadze Beach, Ghana, Africa

Mankwadze Beach, Ghana, Africa

Palm Trees, Mankwadze, Ghana, Africa

Palm Trees, Mankwadze, Ghana, Africa

Mankwadze Beach, Ghana, Africa

Mankwadze Beach, Ghana, Africa

Sunset at Beach, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Sunset at Beach, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Twilight at Cape Coast Castle, Ghana, Africa

Twilight at Cape Coast Castle, Ghana, Africa

Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Fishermen outside Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Fishermen outside Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Fishermen outside Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Fishermen outside Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

"Door of Return", Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

“Door of Return”, Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

View of Beach from Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

View of Beach from Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Canopy Walkway through tropical rainforest in Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Canopy Walkway through tropical rainforest in Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Canopy Walkway through tropical rainforest in Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Canopy Walkway through tropical rainforest in Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Canopy Walkway through tropical rainforest in Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Canopy Walkway through tropical rainforest in Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Canopy Walkway through tropical rainforest in Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Kapok (Ceiba Pentandra) Tree in Rainforest of Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Kapok (Ceiba Pentandra) Tree in Rainforest of Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Kapok (Ceiba Pentandra) Tree in Rainforest of Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Kapok (Ceiba Pentandra) Tree in Rainforest of Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Kapok (Ceiba Pentandra) Tree in Rainforest of Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Kapok (Ceiba Pentandra) Tree in Rainforest of Kakum National Park, Ghana, Africa

Beach at Sunset, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Beach at Sunset, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Beach at Sunset, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Beach at sunset, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Beach at Sunset, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Beach at sunset, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Fishermen fixing nets, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Fishermen fixing nets, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Waves in sea at dawn, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Waves in sea at dawn, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Detail of fishing boats, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Detail of fishing boats, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Fishermen pushing boat out to sea, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Fishermen pushing boat out to sea, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Fishermen pushing boat out to sea, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Fishermen pushing boat out to sea, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Ghanian Flag, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Ghanian Flag, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Fishermen with boats at dawn, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Fishermen with boats at dawn, Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Cape Coast, Ghana, Africa

Tuna Salad, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Tuna Salad, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Children playing football on beach, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Children playing football on beach, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Sunset over beach, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Sunset over beach, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Sunrise at Busua Beach, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Sunrise at Busua Beach, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Sunrise at Busua Beach, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Sunrise at Busua Beach, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Busua Beach, Ghana, Africa

Busua Beach, Ghana, Africa

Busua Beach, Ghana, Africa

Busua Beach, Ghana, Africa

Men pulling boat out to sea, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Men pulling boat out to sea, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Busua Beach, Ghana, Africa

Busua Beach, Ghana, Africa

Lizard, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Lizard, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Bowl of traditional Ghanaian dish of fish soup and homemade Fufu, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Bowl of traditional Ghanaian dish of fish soup and homemade Fufu, Busua, Ghana, Africa

Busua Beach at sunset, Ghana, Africa

Busua Beach at sunset, Ghana, Africa

Busua Beach at sunset, Ghana, Africa

Busua Beach at sunset, Ghana, Africa

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