Category: Overland

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My route through Guinea - it's been a blast! 5

Gone Guinea

For my last couple of days in Guinea I slowly wind my way East, stopping in little towns and finding still more waterfalls. I arrive at one to find another massive hydro-station, being guarded...

Camping in a village is always a great experience, but means zero piece and quiet 9

More Exploring Guinea

While hiking through a rice field at the base of a small mountain overlooking a nearby town a local man spots a snake. It turns out to be a cobra, a bite from which...

The mountains are endless 1

Exploring Guinea

I finally tear myself away from the amazing hiking in Doucki, and continue to wind through the mountains. As hard as I try, I can’t find a river crossing with a ferry – even...

Exploring the valleys 5

Around Central Guinea

I make my way South into Central Guinea, and am surprised to spend a genuinely cold night in Dalaba, right in the middle of the country, in the famous Fouta Djallon mountainous region. It’s...