Friday, August 5, 2011

Stupid News-Fantasy Coffins

Ghana - Why be buried in a boring coffin, when you can get handmade coffins that look like a fish , lobster, snake, bird, shoe, beer bottle, even a cigarette? For the Ga tribe in coastal Ghana, funerals are a time of mourning, but also of celebration. The Ga people believe that when their loved ones die, they move on into another life - and the Ga make sure they do so in style. They honor their dead with brightly colored coffins that celebrate the way they lived. More 

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