I’m in Ghana working on some stories related to the President’s upcoming visit. Friday Obama arrives in the capital city of Accra for his first stop in sub-Saharan Africa as President.

As producer Anthony Galloway and I have been going around gathering elements for our stories we’ve also had some interesting cultural moments. Nothing serious or important; just a few experiences that don’t happen everyday.

Like this one: After sitting own at a restaurant for lunch, we realized that we were surrounded by crocodiles.

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Some folks at the market taught me a new balancing act.

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And we’ve noticed that here in Ghana, everyone – even government ministers – has a unique way of shaking hands.

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Please tune in to Nightly News Friday and Saturday for my reporting from Ghana.