In Ghana, I visited two malls: Accra Mall and Melcom. The former is two stories with a movie theater, Apple store, and mainly primarily designer clothing stores. Melcom is a four-story behemoth comparable to a Walmart. Shortly before opening for business yesterday, the building’s foundation collapsed.
From the fragrant aroma of oranges and mangos to the stench of smoked fish and grease, Accra is a roller coaster ride of sensations for the nose. Here’s a closer look – at the ‘good, bad, and ugly.’
Even though our group has been staying in Accra at the Coconut Point Regency Hotel, we haven’t really experienced the city due to constant orientations and lectures. However, yesterday we took a trip to the center of Accra and walked around for a few hours. Here are the first impressions: