It’s a wonderful thing to step into a foreign airport in a foreign country, wonder what in the world is the next step, then hear a shout: “Chris!” and see the familiar face of Nana Rokoto greeting us with a smile. Nana is a comedian and a chief who lives in NYC but is here with his wife Ama for a few weeks. He’s a popular public figure and draws a crowd wherever he goes, which takes the limelight off us. We also met our friend Sam’s daughter, and the three of them brought us to our hotel. After a little walk and dinner, we crashed for maybe 12 hours.

I’ll spare you the play by play of our day today, but suffice it to say it was full of new sights, sounds, smells, language, and new friends. We are loving it here. As the vendors at the cultural center said, “feed your eyes.” So, here is some of what we are feasting on:








All for now! Off to a club for some live music.