Big Milly's Backyard...the happiest place on earth!

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This boy is undeniably adorable!
 

We finally made it!  After a treacherous trip over the Southern Coast of Ghana and all over Accra, we’re home!  Free at last!

 

Kokobrite was everything it was last year, minus a whole lot more people, but still amazing nevertheless.  I think I could call Big Milly’s the Happiest Place on Earth.  They really should get an award for the community they’ve built.  Big Milly’s Backyard is actually a resort that has a good mix of foreigners and locals.  But it operates in such a way that it makes it easy to feel at home. 

 

When you check in, you get the run down of how the place is run.  Don’t go to the beach with valuables or at dark, when you lock your room, leave your key with the bartender so you don’t have to carry it or lose it, you pay nothing until you check out;  you simply give them your name and they “charge” it to your room per say and you pay for your entire stay when you check out…It’s such a great environment as it forces the staff to know your name and vice versa.  You quickly develop a great relationship with everyone especially the bartenders.  Fridays they have drumming and dancing shows and Saturday, live reggae.  Washington, the man who checked us in last night told us there would be no show as it wasn’t busy due to the elections.  About an hour later, a large tro tro showed up with the drummers and dancers.  I couldn’t have been more ecstatic.  They gave a great show, like always and even pulled me up to dance (the pictures are quite funny).  If only I could dance like those girls! 

 

In the morning we had breakfast and explored the beach which blows me away everytime.  It’s a small close knit community of true rastafaris, smoking “ganja” and all, playing their Bob Marley music.  They have some of the neatest handicrafts I’ve seen in the area but not a huge selection.  Their earrings are very cheap though, only $1! 

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This boy is undeniably adorable!
This boy is undeniably adorable!
I love Ghanaian babies!
I love Ghanaian babies!
These little girls just decided to…
These little girls just decided t…
I want to take these girls home!
I want to take these girls home!
Joyce, the nicest sales woman ever…
Joyce, the nicest sales woman eve…
The owner of Big Millys Backyard …
The owner of Big Milly's Backyard…
I played with them all night
I played with them all night
How adorable is she?
How adorable is she?
This girl is born to dance.  She w…
This girl is born to dance. She …
Traditional dancer
Traditional dancer
One of the owners of Big Millys
One of the owners of Big Milly's
The taught us obrunis how to dan…
The taught us "obrunis" how to da…
Not very well I might add
Not very well I might add
Wooo look at me go
Wooo look at me go
Now I know where we get our moves …
Now I know where we get our moves…
Rastafarians!
Rastafarians!
Rastafari lady who made awesome je…
Rastafari lady who made awesome j…
Entrance to Big Millys
Entrance to Big Milly's
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photo by: sassicassi