Off the beaten path: Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a hot and humid West African country, brimming with natural beauty and history. Off the beaten path travelers will enjoy learning about weird and unusual traditions in the National museum, exploring the idyllic and difficult to get to Turtle Islands and rural villages, visiting Bunce Island - the tragic site of slave trade, seeing chimpanzees in the Takugama sanctuary, and more.

Bunce Island - the slave trade center of the African Rice Coast

Bunce Island in Sierra Leone is the most important historic site in Africa for the United States and for the rest of the world - it is the site of the former British slave trading castle, which tells…
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