An adventurous border crossing

An adventurous border crossing

After our recent adventures crossing remote / non existent borders (see: https://roadless-travel.com/2019/07/09/guinea-bissau-part-1-an-adventurous-border-crossing/) we were looking forward to 300km of good tarmac road and a nice straightforward run from Conakry to Freetown. The day before we were due to leave our friend Bintou had invited us to visit her Grandmother’s village. Aware that we were anxious [...]

Guinea Conakry Part 2: Sala Waterfalls, Le Dam de Mali, Fouta Djallon and Dalaba

Guinea Conakry Part 2: Sala Waterfalls, Le Dam de Mali, Fouta Djallon and Dalaba

The north of Guinea is known for its spectacular waterfalls; one of the nicest is Sala which is around 30km from Labe. Leon, Jim, Simon, Blanco and I spent an enjoyable couple of days camping at one of the viewpoints above the waterfall. We were told that locals fear the djinn who they believe are [...]