After 12 unimaginable days touring across the West African nation of Ghana, my journey was formally at an finish. Come with me as I fly to the UK, have a scrumptious English breakfast at Gordon Ramsay’s Plane Food Restaurant at Heathrow in London, and proceed on to Miami!
My night started at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, the capital metropolis of Ghana. This journey modified my life. It was my seventh African nation however my first time visiting West Africa, and I took full benefit of the chance. I dove deep into the tradition, meals, and historical past to completely immerse myself.
Travel is at all times rewarding, and this journey was definitely eye-opening. It wasn’t with out its hiccups—studying to navigate locals who don’t wish to be filmed or photographed was powerful at first, and I caught a quick abdomen bug in Kumasi—nevertheless it was an expertise I’d not commerce for the world. I’ve to thank my associates at Jolinaiko Eco Tours for giving me the expertise of a lifetime!
Ghana is so distinctive and numerous. It’s very totally different from each different nation I’ve ever visited. From the trendy metropolis of Accra to the markets and craft distributors of Kumasi to the unimaginable wildlife in Mole National Park, I used to be in awe of every little thing Ghana needed to provide.
The slave castles in Cape Coast and Elmina have been additionally a sobering and heartbreaking reminder of Ghana’s horrific historical past. Visiting locations the place a lot struggling occurred is difficult, however vital.
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I had a six-hour flight to London forward of me, and I used to be excited as a result of at Heathrow Airport, I’d be consuming at Gordon Ramsay’s Plane Food Restaurant! This flight could be packed, which was shocking throughout COVID instances. Six hours later, I used to be in Gordon Ramsay’s Plane Food!
Gordon Ramsay’s Plane Food is Chef Gordon Ramsay’s first airport restaurant. It’s situated in Terminal 5 in Departures. It was the one full-service restaurant in Heathrow when it opened and altered the face of airport meals. Everything is paperless, too!
I ordered an espresso and ordered the English breakfast. Then, I met among the workers, a few of whom are Indian expats! My English breakfast consisted of sausages, bacon, large mushrooms, tomatoes, poached eggs, toast, and beans. The beans have been scrumptious, and I beloved how earthy and attractive the mushrooms are.
I beloved mixing every little thing, particularly the sausage and beans. It was a brilliant hearty breakfast and was heavy on the meat. I beloved the crispiness of the ham and the runny yolk of the eggs. But my favourite factor on my plate was the beans!
Then, I obtained some lox, or Scottish salmon. It’s milder and has a better fats content material than different forms of salmon. It’s oily and buttery, and tasted unimaginable with a little bit of lemon squeezed on it.
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Then, I watched the barista make me a espresso with an African scene and my title on it! My order got here to 27.66 British kilos with the tip included. It was 8:30 in the morning and a lot of the airport’s shops have been closed. There have been extra folks right here than there have been the final time I handed by means of after my time in Kosovo.
I went as much as the lounge to loosen up. Everyone there was unfold out because of the pandemic and there have been glass dividers. I attempted some scrumptious Nine Elms grape juice and met my server Fatimah, who’s from Goa, earlier than taking a prepare over to Gate C64 to board my flight.
Then, I took a prepare over to Gate C64. There was further safety to be sure you have every little thing you want to have the ability to get again into the U.S. I stuffed out a type after which boarded my 9+ hour flight to Miami. I couldn’t wait to get residence and see my youngsters!
Eating at Gordon Ramsay’s Plane Food was a tremendous technique to cap off my journey by means of Ghana. The employees was so pleasant and I can’t thank them sufficient! I extremely suggest consuming there the following time you cross by means of London Heathrow!
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