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    Tips from other Freetown expats and locals opened my eyes to Sierra Leone's many facets, from town masquerades to national parks.

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  • Moving to Freetown
    7 replies
    Nov 20, 1:38 PM
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    You are safe in Sierra Leone as there is no problem for now and i hope you will enjoy your stay when you come over. This is my number 0023288330605. Alhassan Sesay

  • New posting- advice needed
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    Jan 14, 8:08 PM
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    From my point of view I will say Freetown is safe to walk around at night. The beach is the best place to go to weekends. From airport to city u can be a $40 boat charge to cross over. Its easy to …

  • New To Sierra Leone
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    Feb 26, 5:26 PM
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    thanks for the replies..... been here for a month now and yes i am starting to settle in quiet nicely now. starting to enjoy my time here as well.... during the week its work hard during the weekend …

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    The largest city and capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown is an important port city within the country as well as its economic, cultural, educational and political center. It is home to one of the world's largest natural deep water harbors, which is key to the city's economy. Most expats in Sierra Leone live in Freetown, and find that despite the challenges they face within the city, the positives keep them there, such as the beautiful landscape and friendly local people. Typically, long-term expats in Freetown live in secure housing, and in relative comfort in the city.

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    • Giovanni Gallo

      Tips from other Freetown expats and locals opened my eyes to Sierra Leone's many facets, from town masquerades to national parks.

    • Claudine Duret

      My expat contacts in the NGO circles of Freetown supported me a lot in getting adjusted to daily life in this country.

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