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Five things to do in Freetown during the Rainy Season

The rainy season is here and let's face it, we all just want to stay in bed. This wet season in Freetown, July to September, is believed to be the most bland period of the year but here are some activities to consider during this period.
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Where curiosity takes me

Work brought me to Pujehun district, the capital of Sierra Leone's southern province. I currently reside in Gobaru. Gobaru is the headquarters of the Kpanga-Krim chiefdom in Pujehun District. Life in Gobaru, is quiet, with no electricity except from the solar street lights at the roundabout or generators in a few places.
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Bonthe – tranquil, forgotten, and wildly tropical

Bonthe is like a sun-bleached photo taken of an exotic island town, where you can see things once were bright and new, but now all that’s left is a vague image of what used to be. And there’s a melancholic beauty to that.
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Sherbro Island – an unspoilt tropical beauty

In a way, Sherbro Island has had the same treatment as the rest of Sierra Leone. Its overlooked; many people are not aware of its existence, let alone its tourist potential. Visitors have been few, but those who do visit return home with diamonds in their eyes.
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A Word of Thanks – VSL’s Bimbola Carrol Receives Award

We are proud to announce that Bimbola Carrol, founder and manager of Visit Sierra Leone, received the Eminence Africa For Excellence award in the category of Entrepreneurship – Tourism. Receiving this award is a great honour, of course, as it shows appreciation of the efforts Bimbola has made to advance his company, as well as...
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Unfold at The King’s View

I rarely experience bliss. Bliss is, per definition, a state of mind reserved for only the most exquisite of experiences, and a subjective one at that. One person might experience it whilst eating a hearty meal, others by listening to a song. For me, bliss is evoked by a combination of calming sensory experiences, tranquility, and a...
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