Exploring the slave castle, tourism and urban economic opportunity at Cape Coast

Inside a chamber of the male dungeon, three American tourists listen to tour guide Kwabena Kumi recount the history and circumstances of the location.

“Please, it’s somehow deep,” the tour guide warns as each member of the group climbs down into the dark cell. “Come closer and take a look, but watch your head.” Each descends, one by one, away from the slave castle’s bright exterior and into an inner chamber, engulfed in near total darkness. This is┬áCape Coast,… Continue reading Exploring the slave castle, tourism and urban economic opportunity at Cape Coast