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 [...]

Mauritania Part 2: Noukshott

Mauritania Part 2: Noukshott

From Nouadhibou we travelled around 500km to Mauritania’s capital of Noukshott. It was a long and beautiful drive through the vast sun bleached desert. Whilst much Western Sahara looked the same, during the drive across Mauritania the landscape changed many times. We started off driving through desolate flat white plains, they  felt eerie and other worldly. [...]