The road chose me A lifetime of ebb and flow

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...

Camping on the side of the highway to Maliville 4

Maliville

The road to Millville turns out to be 70 miles of extremely rough dirt, mostly over rocks, or crushed rocks. After airing down I’m able to mostly move along in 2nd gear, though I...

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