The Eastern Region of Ghana is home to one of the friendliest and excessively polite people in the country. Split into unequal halves by the vast Volta Lake and one of its tributaries, the Afram River, the region conjures up lots of fantasy in the minds of many a Ghanaian: cute ladies, aka, Koforidua Flowers.
But the Eastern Region sandwiched between five of the remaining nine regions of the country, a feat comparable to only the Brong Ahafo region is more than just charming ladies.
Squeezed in the lower abdomen of the country, the region is a rich blend of dramatic landscape, historic relics and traditional cultures. Indeed, the ancient impressively blends with the 21st century in this region so close to but with such a striking contrast with Accra.