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... rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.296875); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); ">The Fouta Djallon highland area of Guinea where we were on April 4-6th was once ruled by 6 kings, who were under the direction of a head king. When France took over the country, the kings had no power, so in 1882, 5 of the kings travelled to France to try to sign an agreement with
... have travelled West Africa over the last few years including driving from London to Banjul and London to Accra! (Jealously doesnn't even begin to describe!!) So we delved deep into their knowledge of the area and we've been living the high life ever since, including amazing breakfasts at a really cheap bakery.
We spent most of the day at the beach in Bakau sunning ourselves OR hiding under the shade of palm trees (everyone except Biscoe) and swimming in the ...
... walk along beach will take you to Kotu which has a calmer beach with green flags. Plenty of places to stop for juice etc if you feel inclined. We then went up through the small town which began with F (fajala?) and caught a shared taxi for 7 Dalesi (14p!) back to the Senegambia strip.
Wifi free, ane worked. Safe not free, unlike the other hotels we used. Quite bad this considering how expensive this hotel is.
During the day, ...
... when official rate was about 47, so we were pretty happy. Best we could do in town was 48. Ocean Bay in Bakau took the proverbial here as rate was 40 to he pound!! Close to Ocean Bay in Bakau the money changers offered 44, but 5-10 minute walk to fishing port, we used a small booth that also did 48. In Senegambia the hotel did 47.6, 48 was easy to get on strip, but Barry’s offered a bit more (also cheapest large water at 25D).
We staid B&B, ...
... have known that JJ's chuckle meant I wouldn't have to wait long...see next entry!
After a refreshing salad and cold drink we had a walk along the beach to view the seabirds. We were soon joined by 3 local 10-year old boys who received 100 Dalasi from us, not only for their heart-rendering story about the lack of football at their school, but for pointing out the 3 Pink-Backed Pelicans flying behind us! Another tick!
We also walked along to ...