West Africa - Sierra Leone (PDF Chapter)
For the traveller, Sierra Leone is still West Africa’s secret beach destination. Sweet sands rise from the soft waters of the Atlantic, with the backdrop dressed in sun-stained hues, rainforest green and the red, red roads of the north.
- join a nighttime hike through the forest of Tiwai Island in search of the elusive pygmy hip-po
- eat barbecued lobster pulled fresh from the sea at one of Freetown Peninsula’s stunning beaches.
- glide down the river by dugout canoe while monkeys and birds chatter in the surrounding forest, in Outamba-Kilimi National Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Freetown, Freetown Peninsula, Banana Islands, Riv-er No 2, Tokeh Beach, Bunce Island, Makeni, Mt Bintumani, Outamba-Kilimi National Park, Bo, Turtle Islands, Tiwai Island, Gola Rainforest National Park, Understand Sierra Leone, Sierra Le-one Today, History, Culture, Survival Guide.
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