Tracking Ebola: the first case in Mali

A great guy I met in Bamako just informed me that Ebola has now been confirmed in Mali, which shares a big chunk of Guinea's border. It's actually quite surprising that it hasn't hit sooner. But it's exactly the kind of situation that never should have happened, but keeps happening anyway, due to a lack of … Continue reading Tracking Ebola: the first case in Mali

On the Geba River: Bissau to Bubaque and Bolama

So I came to Bissau with the intention of taking the ferry to the island of Bubaque, which is part of the Arquipélagos dos Bijahós. From there, I'd maybe check out some other islands, if transportation was available. There are some salt-water dwelling hippos out there somewhere, which is obviously cool and worth seeing. Happily … Continue reading On the Geba River: Bissau to Bubaque and Bolama