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Our helicopter shuttle from Lungi Airport to Freetown  
   

Our helicopter shuttle from Lungi Airport to Freetown

Sierra Leone (August 5-16)

August 17th 2005
* * *I just added a bunch of pictures to the Sarajevo entry if you want to check them out* * * Well, my trip is now over and I'm back in Calgary. To finish it off, I spent just over two weeks in Sierra Leone to do some volunteer work with my dad and sister Shanti. It was a great experience, and very interesting because it's so different from our western society. It's definitely not the place t ... read more
Africa » Sierra Leone

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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