In 2018, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo announced that 2019 would be an official “year of return.” To mark the solemn 400th anniversary of the transatlantic slave trade, Ghana is extending an invitation to reunite Africans on the continent with Africans in the diaspora. We met up with travellers who made the journey to Ghana. Discover the history, culture and natural beauty of the West African nation through their eyes. Among them—Afrobeats superstar Fuse ODG, YouTuber Kaiser Coby and the Griggs family, who sold their California home to embark on the trip of a lifetime.
This story is a part of our Human Condition series. Come along and let us connect you to some of the most peculiar, stirring, extraordinary, and distinctive people in the world.