Author Archives: leratomogoatlhe

About leratomogoatlhe

I fell in love with traveling Africa on a four day trip to Accra in 2006. I started my journeys around the continent in 2008, when I went to Senegal, and around West Africa to launch my dream of knowing Africa through all my senses. I have been to 24 countries (and counting) over five years of stopping everything in my life to focus on one phenomenal continent. #AfricaRocks.

One Night in Turmi

Turmi is a village in the Southern region of Ethiopia.  It’s part of the villages in the Omo Valley area, and naturally one of the hardest places to reach. The only public transport comes by way of trucks that you will … Continue reading

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A snapshots of Busua, Ghana

Busua on Ghana’s beautiful coastline takes long to get to. But the simplicity of this village and its tourist-free vibe make it a must. Here’s  a slice of a part of Ghana that, though overshadowed in stature by Elmina, Kokrobitey … Continue reading

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The cradle of Amandla Sisters

Amandla sister: a woman so strong people beg her to take it easy. She is so bold, so determined to live in her power 24/7 that fear means nothing to her. The only thing that matters to an Amandla sister is victory: … Continue reading

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Swahili Coast

Shela beach, Lamu.

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The slave coast is a must; but leave your tears at home because no-one here has time to dwell on sadness.

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Movie night, Elmina Ghana.

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My cradle.

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