Monthly Archives: March 2016

NOT The Bissau Carnival

Day 5, Monday: Last Lap to Bissau At dawn, Big Reg crossed the river that marks the border between Guinea and Guinea-Bissau on a ferry that was pulled by hand into a village so small there wasn’t even an immigration … Continue reading

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The Road to Foulamori

24 hours in Conakry We were sad to leave Dandayah, but it was an undeniable thrill to be moving again, even on the potholey tar to Conakry. Once we hit the highway past Coyah, traffic wasn’t as bad as expected … Continue reading

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Gentle Guinea

On the second day of his malaria medication, Sampson decided he was up to driving and we finally headed out of Freetown, through the awfully British-sounding suburbs of Wellington, Hastings and Waterloo and back out to the rainforests and rivers … Continue reading

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