Country Lodge

HS 51 Hill Station, Freetown, Sierra Leone | Hotel
Prices starting from $169.00
 

Travel Blogs from Freetown

Weddings, Wives and Waving Goodbye...

A travel blog entry by jerram.bateman

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... function, but bound together by colourful clothing and non-stop dancing to incessant noise! The church ceremony, to be fair, was not too dissimilar to those back home, a few extra decibels notwithstanding, but the reception was something else. The bridal party danced their way into the hall, and the guests danced away around them! There were numerous speeches, and the guests danced on throughout them! Food was served, and the guests danced as they ate it! ...

Bye Bye to the Bush!

A travel blog entry by jerram.bateman

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4

... 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 ...

Heading bush again...this time to Kayima...

A travel blog entry by jerram.bateman

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... that can 'safely' navigate it...but that is all to look forward to... Other than organising my trip to Kayima, I have achieved two other things of note during this 'shift' in Freetown. The first was to re-stock my kindle. I loaded it with 25 books before I left NZ, approximately one for each week I was to be away, but have already finished 20...Panguma's lack of electricity, and the time-wasters that come with it, accounting for ten of them on its own! The second was to find ...

A week up-country

A travel blog entry by jerram.bateman

5

... 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

5

... 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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