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Feb 2, 2008 - The kindness of strangers

Up early, jumped the Shogun - it worked! Said our goodbyes to Michelle and Declan, they have been the most wonderful hosts. I left a beautiful big bright green first aid box and kit with them (Paul knows where it came from!! .. and I left the other one at the school). I also left my camping kit for them, well the tent was for Cherno actually, but there was allsorts of other bits too. Edrissa came with us initially as (remember Sett Settal from last week, which was cancelled?)well it has re-instated - today. This means that no-one is allowed...

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Dec 3, 2005 - From Basse to Georgetown

Weather: Hot Woke before dawn and packed by sunrise. It was a short walk to the garage and I followed in the steps of the Dane who emerged from a shop until I caught him at the garage. He introduced himself as Michel (not sure of the spelling - translates to Michael in English) and we shared a breakfast of coffee & bread then a bowl of rice. I changed 20,000CFA for D1,000 (~Oz$50), which was the only exchange rate offered and neither Michel nor myself could find someone who would change to a better rate. The trip to Jangjangbureh (formerly...

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