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Doc confirmed this week that H…

Microblog posted by on Feb 28th, 2010

Doc confirmed this week that Huw definitely had blackwater fever. We thought it must be but good to know for sure.



A BBC audio slideshow on Mande…

Microblog posted by on Feb 11th, 2010

A BBC audio slideshow on Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom – http://tinyurl.com/yz83qna



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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Any tips for good W Africa fre…

Microblog posted by on Feb 7th, 2010

Any tips for good W Africa freight firms? To ship bikes back from Liberia, without paying for whole container (DHL/Fedex etc won’t do it)



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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An upside to being back in the…

Microblog posted by on Feb 2nd, 2010

An upside to being back in the UK: books. Lots of them. In English. Any recommendations before we go soundscape/nature sound book shopping?



Huw’s recovered from the malar…

Microblog posted by on Jan 28th, 2010

Huw’s recovered from the malaria/E Coli/whatever – he’s just been discharged from hospital in London :) As for the culture shock…



Geotag Icon Huw’s health, and an unexpected homecoming

Blog posted by on Jan 25th, 2010

A quick summary of our last two months – from getting engaged to getting Blackwater Fever and getting evacuated by air ambulance. Twice.



Going home. Huw’s not better s…

Microblog posted by on Jan 20th, 2010

Going home. Huw’s not better so we’re about to be flown back to the UK for treatment. (Proper blog update coming soon, I promise!)



Our homes for the night, in pictures

Blog posted by on Jan 17th, 2010

A selection of photographs of places we’ve stayed during our first ten months on the road.