Port Pepel, 11 km upriver from Freetown, seen from Bunce Island, looking to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Port Pepel, 11 km upriver from Freetown, seen from Bunce Island, looking to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
09-03-2013  Category: politics    Tags: sierra_leone slavery   

Pepel Port is Sierra Leones most important iron ore extraction port. Bunce Island was the country's most important slave extraction port, until 1807. But it seems the country's riches just keeps drifting down the river for the benefit of few and as a rotten deal for most.

our africanis-gsd mix at 4 years, adapting well to the change from subtropical to tropical, view on Tokeh beachinsectVehicle Carrier CSSC Tianjin, in the natural port of Freetown. Port Pepel, 11 km upriver from Freetown, seen from Bunce Island, looking to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fairly healthy cart horses in Ngor villageTruck in NgorCows on Ngor peninsula