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Free(town) at Last

Over 18months planning and 20 days travelling, finally we arrived in Freetown. A ramshackle city is best summed up in the words of the writer Aminatta Forna: ‘Falling in love with Freetown requires a different way of seeing. Upcountry men digging for diamonds in the riverbeds train their eyes to find the gems hidden in the mud. So it is with Freetown.’

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2 comments in “Free(town) at Last”

  1. Dean says:


    Alex’s favourite 🙂

  2. Ollie says:


    Love the photo and the quote.



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