1. We felt relaxed when bargaining on the Big Market of Freetown - not tension, stress, like in many other markets elsewhere in West Africa. .
2. The unique experience of taking the podas-podas (share taxi) - the word crowd is an understatement.
3. Poor people, families (strangers) were selflessly inviting us to their home to offer us a meal, be our host - a touching experience
4. the most delicate mangos and pineapples I have ever eaten
5. Two days on the coast, with beachside seafood restaurants, with amazing prawns, lobster freshly caught from the ocean.
6. An instructive visit of Bunce Island (history of the slave trade)
7. Getting a 4G internet sim card with Africell
8. Tokeh beach is great!
9. The big market in Freetown
10. Lakka Beach with eating fantastic grilled lobster
1. Frequent power-cuts in our seaside lodge
2. The difficulties in understanding those locals who spoke to us in Krio (a hybrid version of English) and not in English
3. Freetown is a terrible noisy and dirty city - permanent, nerve-racking honk.
4. Many locals talked between them with such an angry tone and high volume that we thought they are going to kill each other
5. Overall, we liked Ghana much better than Sierra Leone - no wonder we did not stay for too long.
6. Piles of rubbish anywhere you are
7. Roads are in very bad conditions so getting around is terribly slow - 10-15 kilometers in an hour
8. Very poor infrastructure, public transport
9. Fruit is very expensive in the cities
10. A strong self-contro is needed to tolerate the slowness of everything
11. That most ofthe monkeys are in cages in Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary