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Additional video from Akyeremanteng

Wiring the whirl

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Fourth and final day in Ghana

November 11th

While short, my trip was a truly life-changing experience.  Some cultural observations that will stick with me (in no certain order):

child-w-red-wall-web•  Ghanian people are naturally trusting. Smiles abound, …

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On the river to Pediatorkope

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The journey and the welcome in Akyeremanteng – video

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Installing the whirl at Akyeremanteng

November 11th
 After three days, the sights, smells and experiences of the Ghanian culture are beginning to seem more familiar yet somehow less believable. Yesterday we traveled to a small village north …
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Installation at Madavunu

 November 10, 2009 

Yesterday I went to the village of Madavunu to see the first installation of the power generating whirl.

The 80-kilometer drive from Accra to our destination took about two …

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Getting the whirl to Akyremateng

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Landing in Ghana

November 9th: After the 10 hour flight, I landed safely in Accra, Ghana yesterday

Today, we turn months of ideas and conversations into reality.

When I arrived in Ghana yesterday after an …

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