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HS 51 Hill Station, Freetown, Sierra Leone | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Freetown

Bye Bye to the Bush!

A travel blog entry by jerram.bateman

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... running off verandahs, yelling much the same thing! All the while I sat on the back of the bike, wedged between the rider and my suitcase, waving away as if the central figure in a royal procession...all a little overwhelming really! But if my departure from Panguma was a little overwhelming, my arrival in Kayima, some four and a half hours later, was quite the contrast, the town deserted but for the very young, the very old, and the infirm...everybody else either ...

Thoughts on Going Back

A travel blog entry by lawslo

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... and burst into song upon our arrival. We danced with the women’s society and their Bundu Devil to the center of the town where all of the townsfolk gathered for a very elaborate series of speeches welcoming us and pleading with us to help them with the school and other needs.

The whole time since we arrived, anytime they needed to buy anything- fuel, hotel for the driver, food, ...

Out of the bush...dirty, smelly, thirsty..but ok!

A travel blog entry by jerram.bateman

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... there in the 24 hours since I left, mostly just to say hello, and my host and his family looked after me as if I was a son and a brother! So despite the isolation, and lack of home comforts, I genuinely look forward to going back and doing it all again in a couple of months time! For now though, I am looking forward to the next week or so of comparative luxury before heading to Kayima, smaller and even more remote than Panguma, for a month...I wonder how many rocking horses I will find ...

A week up-country

A travel blog entry by jerram.bateman

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... could see him, and before long, he was waving regally from his perch. Not wanting to miss the action, I decided to ride pillion, hauling myself out of the passenger window, holding on with one hand, camera in the other, as hundreds of excited locals converged upon the vehicle (don't tell the university I did this...I don't think I included such hazards in my health and safety plan). For the rest of our time in Kayima we were never alone! Even when we were inside our ...

Sierra Leone you hidden gem

A travel blog entry by antandrel

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... other monkey's at 'objects' below - crazy white people staring up at the trees monkey spotting; we spent our evenings of darkness (there is no electricity or running water on the island) swinging in the locally made hammocks, smoking our much loved shisha! We would loved to have spent more time on Tiwai, however time is of essence and we had an offer from a local chief to spend a night at his camp on the mainland getting to know the ...

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This hotel, located on HS 51 Hill Station, Freetown, is near Place Menelik, Khor Ambado Beach, Yankari National Park, and Iga Idungaran.
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