Mole National Park is a nature reserve located in the northern part of Ghana. Two things come to mind when I think of Mole: the animals (of course) and the bus ride. Before we could see the animals we piled into a bus and traveled 13 hours. We arrived around 8:30 pm and ate dinner and then went to our rooms. Two of the girls ran into what we thought was a wild boar/rhinoceros/pig right outside there door- honestly it was scary. Later we found out it was actually a warthog. The next day we woke up around 6:30 for our safari at 7 am. Before going on the safari we learned the do’s and dont’s which included: if a baboon grabs your purse it is simply looking for food, if there is no food it’ll put it down, if the ranger shouts at you to run- run quickly, be careful with the elephants depending on what mood they’re in, and so on. After hearing all the rules the safari began! We saw many monkeys, warthogs, and antelopes. Unfortunately we saw no elephants, which was a slight letdown. After the safari we had breakfast and were free for the rest of the day. Most people hung out by the pool and enjoyed the nice weather. The best part of this was all the monkeys that came up by the pool and the eating area. Dr. Guasco actually saw a monkey jump out of the window of our bus probably after discovering there was no food in it. Sunday morning we got on the bus after breakfast at 7 am and headed back to Cape Coast. We were greeted by a sign that read, “Welcome home! We missed you!” from the employees at Fairhill guesthouse. Although short, this weekend gave us a glimpse of how hard itll be to leave the people we’ve met in Cape Coast, especially at Fairhill, once we return home on July 7th.