A typical village life in Africa (Ghana).

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Consider a lifestyle without pizza🍕, mobile phones, or potable drinking water, except a river. A private vehicle to drive you somewhere you desire to visit? Don't even think about it. Automobiles are as uncommon in most Ghanaian communities as grilled steak and vegetables. The domestic amenities that most people consider to be normal are privileges intended for the wealthy. Similar to not being able to survive without an air conditioner. In Ghana, where even the temperature ranges between 95 and 100 degrees all year, most communities get by without it.

Children frequently trek to school in parties after meals. A typical school serves six or seven communities. The intervals between the kids' residences varied from a few hundred yards to one and a half miles or more. Once the children get back home from school, they usually play outdoors. This is a collection of my little adventures from my visits to several Ghanaian villages.

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It is appropriate for them to assist cook the dinner around late afternoon or evening. After supper, which usually ends about six o'clock, village children usually go outdoors to game again. By the fire, the elder men and women will occasionally tell the children traditional myths and legends. Drumming and dancing frequently conclude the night. Drumming and dancing are highly essential in Ghanaians' life. Music, they say, is the soul's nourishment.

Life in Ghanaian rural areas is calm, in contrast to the busy pace of a capital like Accra or Kumasi, where traffic jams are frequent and street vendors rush at pedestrians, peddling and everything else under the sun. People in locations like these have a rich history and traditional understanding, and they put a high value on families and rituals. Careers are often handed down through families from father to child and mother to granddaughter.

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The emphasis is focus on interpersonal interactions. You don't just wave and say, "Hi, how are you?" to get the usual answer, "Fine, thanks." In Ghana, one must pause, converse, and question about relatives, friends, and living. Hopefully those of us who live in more comfortable circumstances might derive something else from living in Ghanaian villages. This is the aspect that distinguishes Ghanaian culture.



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Curious, what are the most predominant agricultural food sources in these areas?

Some !PIZZA (even if not real, one day may pay for one?) for the people around you.

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There are several folds of plantains, cassava, yams, and vegetables.

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No wild fruit trees?

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There are but not at all villages.

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👍 so not wild enough. That's a big difference between some types of vegetation in the world. Some places just have enough fruit to sustain wildlife, but usually, humans destroy them... cities are a real cause-effect of that.

Thanks for the reply.

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Thanks, sir. I certainly will incase of any.

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Very nice. I bet they're not affected by the global gas shortage :). Those outdoor kitchens are much needed here right now

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They live so happily without the thoughts of automobiles and tech stuff. Having direct contact with natural food and plants.

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Thank you for sharing and bringing parts of the world that aren't often shown to us. If I didn't know any better I would've thought these pictures were shot in Suriname's - small country in the north of South America - forest, because of similar climate.

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I think most villages and rural areas have a similar setting. Thanks for passing by anyway.

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Very simple and grounded lifestyle. Very healthy in a spiritual way!
Luckily these kids didn’t get vaxx mandates like my country.

Stay safe and healthy!

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