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Oct 28, 2012 - The Guinea highlands

Headed out of the city and back into the countryside - really so much more interesting. We stopped a couple of times to shop firstly in a huge market on the outskirts of the city where we had trouble finding anything much but eventually went far enough into the mass of people and stalls and managed to get enough veges to feed the hungry crowd. didn't find meat tho' but ant had seen some so I followed him - that means I ran he is unable to walk at my slow pace- to a 'butcher' negotiated a price for 4 kgs of beef looked pretty good and while...

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Feb 13, 2008 - Labe

Another taxi epic, at least this one didn't involve any changes and started with only a 90 minute wait. I was by the window in the back row of seats and on such a potholed road which wasn't paved until a few kilometers from Labe my head got a serious bashing against the window for the entire journey. I got to Labe feeling like I done 30 rounds with a one-handed Frank Bruno. Food was also a problem in Labe, the restaurants were all closed for whatever reason and the street food was awful. I hd a bowl of boiled maize with a broth of offal,...

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Nov 8, 2007 - Labe

Up at crack of dawn - Jake & I had slept well, Mari & Bon not so good...mosquitoes were buzzing or bugging them even outside net. I had earplugs in and couldn't hear a thing. You know you are adapting when...as we headed to the taxi stand we (Jake & I) said, "Well, at least we had a bed last night!" Ha! Headed for taxi stand and off to Labe by 8:30, 10 inside and 4 passengers on roof...roads all gravel or dried red clay. Jan was w/ us, said they had had severe flooding here just a month ago which explains deep ruts in many places as well as...

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