This was one of the highlights of my trip. The Yapei Queen is a ferry which runs the length of Lake Volta twice a week, from Akosombo in the South to Yeji in the North, and back again.
The ferry is a working ferry, carrying mostly yams (up to 40,000 at a time!!), but also cattle, trucks and people. Downstairs is third class, a large room of benches and tables, and only for the very brave or the local. Upstairs, though, are three first class cabins, which are delightfully comfortable and only cost about $20 for the trip - trust me you want to be in one of these; they are air-conditioned, clean and contain a basin with running water. The shower and toilet are shared with the crew, but are als...Read More