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The Islands.

28 July 2015, Guinea

Today we decided to go and visit the infamous Loose Islands – or as they are known in French, Îles de Los. These beautiful islands have a dark history. They were once a centre for slave trading. Thankfully, those days are long over and now these islands are home to all manner of people and […]


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Rugby Day.

28 July 2015, Guinea

Conakry is definitely not the place one would expect to play a game of rugby, so we weren’t surprised when the children we were teaching to play started out with looks of confusion on their faces. That said, after the first 10 minutes, everybody was having fun. This amazing journey has brought us into contact […]


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A good day to have lobster.

28 July 2015, Guinea

Finally we arrive in Guinea’s capital. The Republic of Guinea is commonly referred to as Guinea Conakry to distinguish itself from its neighbour, Guinea Bissau. Now, since our last taste of Lobster back in Point Noir Congo, we’ve all had a bit of a craving and so we decided it was time for a bit […]


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Are we there yet?

28 July 2015, Guinea

It’s the Month of Ramadan and so the streets are very quiet at the moment. Our drive towards the capital continues as slowly as life in rural Guinea. The world goes by in a haze of colour as we travel along the dirt roads. We see curtains of trees so tall that they eclipse the […]


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The road to Guinea Conakry.

28 July 2015, Guinea

We are all tired and may be a little irritable with each other, but there is still love. I mean it’s inevitable that we would feel irritable with one another, considering we’ve been together in these cars for months now. Despite the tension in the cars, we were still able to enjoy the beautiful lanscape […]