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Sierra Leone Trip – January 2013 Day 4

16th January 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Day 4 Having suggested a revised power strategy for the hotel it was brilliant they did it!  So power on at 6.45 and had power to wash and dress by.  Looked at hotel and clear my rooms shower could never work as the water tank is level with our floor so never any pressure! Alison was coming over for breakfast…

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Sierra Leone Trip – January 2013 Day 3

15th January 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Day 3 Awake with the muller in the distance but dropped off until it was time for the zircon to go off at the moment I get up.  Shave in the dark and wash in the bucket of cold water – very bracing!  Breakfast identical to yesterday except the bun was even bigger and hot too.  Sat at my school…

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Sierra Leone Trip – January 2013 Day 2

14th January 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Sunday 14th January Good night’s sleep with zircon on all night.  Then just when time to get up they turn  the power off so struggling to see anything in my room – why not turn off from 2-4am and on when I would like to use it I thought. No water but the bucket does the job.  Bit bracing but it’s…

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Sierra Leone Trip – January 2013 Day 1

13th January 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Sunday 13 January Off the plane at 5.30 and new things keep appearing at the airport. This time was parallel queuing, so instead of try and pick the shortest line the passports we’re checked in an orderly manner. It just left lots of people outside and funny how you could just step across the ribbon and miss passport control altogether….

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