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"There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo.

"What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it, to tell the tale." Living to Tell the Tale - Gabriel García Márquez.

"They never taught wandering in any school I attended. ... they never taught the art of writing a book, either. It's all so mysterious."
"Wandering is an art in itself. Wandering and writing don't mix"
"Writing demands commitment and if one thing your wanderer is allergic to is that very quality of commitment, for once one is committed he runs that very risk of failure ..." Wanderer - Sterling Hayden.

"Photography enables you to grasp a place first time round. ... Photography is a means of exploration, it's a vital part of travel, almost as essential as a car or a plane. " - Wim Wenders.

"The worst prejudice we acquire during our youth is the idea that life is serious. Children have the right instincts: they know that life is not serious, and treat it as a game..." , Egon Friedell.

"How far you gonna go. Before you lose your way back home" - Tryin' To Throw Your Arms Around The World, Achtung Baby, U2.

"If you want to be a hero well just follow me." - Working Class Hero, John Lennon.

"When I think of all the things I have done, I know that it's only just begun." - I love you, Lou Reed.

"One does not escape the Sahara - the Sahara let's you go or not" - Touareg.

"Planet earth is blue and there`s nothing I can do" - This is Ground Control to Major Tom, David Bowie.

"Glory for the crazy people/in this stupid world" - Ahmed Fouad Negm. > journey > africa > sierra-leone-liberia

Sierra Leone and Liberia. May 2008

Map of Sierra Leone and Liberia.

Sierra Leonian and Liberian Highlights.

Pictures link to stories!

Harper, Children on churchsteps, Liberia.
Harper, children, Liberia, May2008.
Harper, Tubman Villa, Liberia.
Harper, Maryland, Liberia, May2008.
Monrovia to Harper, 800 kms bad roads, Liberia.
Monrovia to Harper, 800 kms bad roads, Liberia, May2008.
Chris and Angela, Monrovia, Mamba Point, the UN, Civil wars in Liberia.
Chris and Angela, Monrovia, Liberia, May2008.
No2 River beach, Freetown penisula, Sierra Leone.
No2 River Beach, Freetown peninsula, Sierra Leone, May2008.
Fisherman, net, Lumley beach, Aberdeen, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Fishermen on Lumley Beach, Sierra Leone, May2008.
Footballer Lumley beach, Aberdeen, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Footballer, Lumley Beach, Sierra Leone, May2008.

Liberia. Land of the Free. May 2008

Sierra Leone. Unity - Freedom - Justice. May 2008


Club Beer in Liberia is a delight, the best beer in Africa so-far. Brewed and bottled in liberia by Monrovia Breweries Inc. 33cl and 65cl. Larger ones are better. Reminds of draught beer.

There is Star beer in Sierra Leone, far below Club, under Nigerian license, cans are imported, bottles from in the country. (?)


Lumley beach, Aberdeen, Freetown, Sierra Leone, footballer on beach, sunset behind.
Lumley beach.
Monrovia to Harper 800 kms through the Liberian jungle.
Jungle roads. > journey > africa > sierra-leone-liberia

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