Category: Border Crossing

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Back to the beach, my happy place 4

Angola Awaits

In the morning I am first in line at the bank, and after about about $18 USD, I wander back over to Customs to get a Temporary Import Permit for the Jeep, good for...

The welcoming party 0

Into The DRC

Mercifully the heat and humidity drop overnight, and so I sleep soundly, happy to be less than ten yards from a Policeman. In the morning I share around sugary tea before bidding farewell and...

Entering the Congo, on the best road imaginable 16

Into Congo

I backtrack to the Immigration / Military Post just before Lekoni, where the friendly guy there remembers me from a few days prior, and is more than happy to stamp out my passport with...

Gabon, here I come 1

Into Gabon

Many people had told me Cameroon is a major highlight of the West Coast, and so I came in with high expectations. After roaming around, I can honestly say those high expectations were met...

With rain, things would be very interesting 2

Into Cameroon

(My Nigeria crossing starts with the story Into Nigeria. You should begin reading there) In the morning we are woken by the sounds of the village – people chatting happily and making fires to...

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