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Stories, recommendations and more concerning the country of Guinea. See the country guide here for more trip planning information.

Fouta Djallon in Guinea

West Africa is filled with exceptional places, but the Fouta Djallon is right near the top of not-to-miss wonders. Here the Guinean highlands collide with the headwaters of four major rivers. Sandstone spires climb skyward from their granite foundations, steering the water through deep canyons framed by jungle. It is as dramatic as it sounds. [...]

ebola outbreak

As of this writing, over 700 people have died in what is being called the worst outbreak of Ebola on record. The outbreak has been concentrated in the West African countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, and it's possible that the disease will spread into neighboring countries (there has been one death in Nigeria [...]