On Saturday, Joel and Colt took us to "The Escarpment" which is a land formation similar to the Texas Cap rock. . it's a huge rocky cliff drop off which gives you a beautiful of the land . .. you can see for miles. . .It was about an hour's drive for us and we were able to see several villages and great views of the countryside as we travelled. .. Colt was the leader of the hike, as he had been to these formations several times and did a great job leading us in rock climbing to the top. We also visited with John and Denise who live nearby. . .John has been in Ghana for 48 years and Denise for 40 years. . .She was with the Peace Corp in the 70s and he had been a Dutch Catholic Priest. . they met and married, and have lived in Ghana ever since. . .Both of them have a reforestation project going with the local villages, where they teach the locals about replanting the trees that have been cut down for firewood. . .and Denise also works with about 500 local handicapped folks and she works to get them wheelchairs and transportation devices that they need. . .they have had a very interesting life. . .
John and Denise. . . .both have lived in Ghana 40+ years. . . .