January 24, 2016

2239 GUINEA (Faranah) - Tinkisso dam and waterfall

Dabola, the gateway to Upper Guinea, is a peaceful town, lined with mango trees and framed by hills. At 8km west of town is Tinkisso dam, which supplies electricity to the region. There’s a popular picnic area at the bottom of the dam and, across the stream, there’s a beach and a small waterfall. Tinkisso River is sourced near Dabola in the Fouta Djallon mountain range, and snakes 400km until it runs into the River Niger at Siguiri.

About the stamp
The stamp is part of the series 2008 Africa Cup of Nations, about which I wrote here.

Sender: Holges
Sent from Conakry (Conakry / Faranah), on 07.01.2016

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