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Geotag Icon Gallery: Sierra Leone

Photographs posted by on Feb 9th, 2010

Cycling through sweet Sierra Leone via Freetown, Shenge, Kenema, Bo and Tiwai Island. Photography by Bex Sumner and Huw Williams, November and December 2009.

Related sound: Yellow-casqued Hornbill (Tiwai Island) »
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Geotag Icon Gallery: Guinea-Bissau and Guinea (Conakry)

Photographs posted by on Feb 6th, 2010

The journey through Guinea-Bissau and Guinea (Conakry). In this stretch, we travelled by bike, boat and, because of the unstable situation in Guinea at the time, by Land Rover, courtesy of the fine folks at Atlantic Rising. Photographs by Bex Sumner and Huw Williams, 2009.

Related gallery: Faces of the Bijagos (Guinea-Bissau) »
Related blog: Into Guinea-Bissau: drug barons, dogs’ heads and difficult decisions »
Related blog: Guinea: a dash through a dashing country »
Related sound: The chain ferry to Guinea »
Related sound: The pirogue to Orango »
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Geotag Icon Gallery: Faces of the Bijagos

Photographs posted by on Nov 20th, 2009

Black and white portraits taken during boat journeys around the Bijagos islands off Guinea-Bissau – including Orango and Bubaque islands. Photographs by Huw Williams, November 2009.

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Geotag Icon Gallery: The Gambia

Photographs posted by on Oct 27th, 2009

Photographs from our two weeks in The Gambia – cycling from Banjul in the west to Soma in central Gambia, including a stay at Tendaba Camp. Photographs by Huw Williams and Bex Sumner, October 2009.

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Geotag Icon Gallery: Senegal

Photographs posted by on Oct 26th, 2009

Landscapes, wildlife and portraits from our two months in Senegal – cycling from Rosso in the north to Ziguinchor in the south. Photographs by Huw Williams and Bex Sumner.

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Geotag Icon Gallery: Cycling across the Sahara

Photographs posted by on Aug 24th, 2009

A few of our favourite photographs from our ten weeks in the Sahara – cycling the Atlantic route from Guelmim in Morocco to Nouakchott in Mauritania. Photographs by Huw Williams and Bex Sumner.

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Geotag Icon Gallery: the Maghreb in monochrome

Photographs posted by on Jul 21st, 2009

A bike’s eye view of the westernmost part of the Maghreb (the Atlantic route through Morocco and Western Sahara), taken during a 24,000 kilometre cycling journey across Africa. Photographs by Huw Williams and Bex Sumner, April to July 2009.

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Geotag Icon Gallery: Southern Morocco (Essaouira to Sidi Ifni)

Photographs posted by on Jun 7th, 2009

Photographs from southern Morocco, taken in May and June 2009, during our cycling journey across Africa. (Photos from the far south of Morocco will go into a separate Sahara gallery.) Photographs by Huw and Bex.

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Geotag Icon Gallery: Northern Morocco (Tangier to Essaouira)

Photographs posted by on May 20th, 2009

Photographs from northern Morocco, from Tangier to Essaouira (April and May 2009). You can see our Southern Morocco gallery here. Photographs by Huw and Bex.

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Geotag Icon Gallery: Fantasia

Photographs posted by on May 19th, 2009

The traditional festival, Fantasia, which we stumbled across on the road between Rabat and Casablanca in northern Morocco. It’s a celebration of horsemanship (and, more recently, horsewomanship) in which the aim is for a team of horsemen to fire their muskets at the same time. Photographs by Huw, May 2009. You can also listen to our sound recording of the event, Fantasia (and the Power of Women).

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