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Bringer of breakfast

Tapping of palmwine at Bure beach
In Search of King Solomon's Mines

April 20th 2006
After paying a small bribe at the Pamalap-Kambia border and waving goodbye to the woman claiming to be the presidents daughter, we arrived in Freetown. A blood-red full moon shed light on Freetowns landmark - the imposing 500 year old cotton tree - as innumerable bats left their daylight refuge among the cotton trees gnarled branches. Once again we stayd in one of my aunts apartments, right in the ... read more
Africa » Sierra Leone » Freetown

Sierra Leonean Flag The 1991 to 2002 civil war between the government and the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and the displacement of more than 2 million people (about one-third of the population), many of whom are now refugees i... ... read more
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