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When I first discovered Guinea Bissau was a land colonised by the Portuguese, I knew right away that I had to go there. Memories of certain aspects of my visit to Mozambique a few years ago came flooding back. Those memories involved ladies with large buckets on their heads. At all costs, whenever you spotted one such lady, you should without hesitation approach her and inquire as to what was in her bucket. No matter what happened next you would right away part with ...
After a few days we were able to set everything out of the trunks to give to the families. It was bigger than any Christmas. We left only a few botitles of vitamins and Tylenol with the family, and the rest the local nurse came and took account of everything. This way everyone in the village can receive medication for free. Kalifa is related to pretty much everyone there somehow anyways. We took some mental notes of what to repeat and what to do differently next ...
In Ziguinchor I stayed in a lovely guesthouse with a room with a balcony overlooking a wide river. In the river were lots of dolphins! I went on a little boat trip and found not only dolphins but also many many flamingos. I've found flamingos in the wilds in a few places before. The difference this time was that this time they were relatively close, where as before ...
... ve ever experienced this you’ll know what I’m talking about. We had the unique experience of staying in a small village right in the heart of the Fouta Djalon. We stayed with an amazing and very eccentric man called Hassan who welcomed us into his village. We slept in mud huts and were treated to the local food which usually consisted of bucket loads of palm oil and ground peanuts sometimes ...
Today we managed to get our Christmas
messages from the family so that cheered us up a bit. Now heading for
the border to Guinea Bissau, one of the worlds poorest countries. We
passed through the Senegal border with no problems at all. The Guinea
border was different, they came into the vehicle and had a good look,
tested the settee, got amazed at the fridge and freezer and then left
taking Mike with them ...
Other places to stay in Bissau
Avenue Pansau Na Isna , Bissau | Hotelfrom $188