On the other side of the wall is the animal enclosure.
In the village, most things take place outdoors. This would be where clothes washing, eating and receiving visitors happens.
The village guide said the entranceways to the structures are small and low to the ground because long ago it helped the villagers be safe from being kidnapped and taken into slavery. Now it’s just traditional.
The flat roof is used for drying grain and for sleeping on hot nights.
Our Sirigu village guide.
I hope I get a chance to return to Ghana in the dry season and visit the rest of Sirigu village.
Stanley and I returned to the SWOPA visitor’s center and prepared to leave. Next stop: Bolgatanga crafts village, which I had read about in the Bradt Guide to Ghana, where I hoped to buy a smock.