Peninsula Road, past Lakka Beach, Freetown, Sierra Leone | Hotel
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Hippo hunting and beach bumming in Sierra Leone

A travel blog entry by nickyloo


... elusive. A group even went out one night to try to get a sneaky peak but had no luck. We’ve since found out that the BBC spent a month filming here and came away with only one blurry picture of a hippo! The rest of my time was spent lazing in the hammocks and playing and singing with the local kids. They were lovely and it was really nice for a change not to constantly be being asked ...

Christmas on the beach

A travel blog entry by mushbird25


... that changed colours (thanks Mum, Mr Ice rocked the Christmas table!).

I had a morning swim before breakfast and then called home, speaking to friends and family made me realise how much I was missing home. It's hard being away, especially at Christmas time but it was lovely to be able to speak to them. After a few tears we went back to the beach for breakfast and to open our presents. Each person ...

I'll never forget the smell of the sweat

A travel blog entry by stuzaza

... 17, 17, 17); font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">On the streets the standard "hello, how are you?"equivalent is rendered thusly " 'how da body?' to which the reply, generally, is "da body a machine!". Cracked me up every-time especially when used by the functioning drunk barkeep at Edriss' Spot, who would go through 2 bottles of local "gin" a day only to present himself to duty looking like absolute ****.

Day 4: Will it ever rain?

A travel blog entry by coverman


... through the "neighborhood" street which was not paved but red dirt with giant rocks wedged in them. It was a very bumpy. Sometimes we would have to cross through to another street driving over a couple of spare pieces of wood that were placed as a tiny “bridge”. At times I didn’t think we would make it but John our driver was more confident then we were. I told him we have a car full of girls and won’t be very helpful if we get stuck. ...

Day 3: Its called "African Time"

A travel blog entry by coverman


... 8221; He showed me everything on the compound, his room, where he goes to school. Almost everyday he wore a girl cheerleading sweater in the African heat. But each day he sported it a little differently sometimes inside out another day backwards, he loved that shirt. He also has the best dance moves (see video). But as any family he had siblings that picked on each other and Junio and Festus are no different. When Festus was brought to The Covering his ...

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This hotel, located on Peninsula Road, past Lakka Beach, Freetown, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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