Category: Border Crossing

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A Votronic water tank display lets me keep an eye on my drinking water level. From $0.00 on Amazon
Visa Paperwork 3

West African Visas

Most people assume West African countries would be happy to give out a visa to a Westerner like me. That would be nice, but unfortunately not the case at all. The embassies of virtually...

Sunset at my campsite in Southern Mali

Into Mali

I arrive at the major border from Guinea to Mali around midday, and of course all the officials are somewhere else, taking their lunch break. I am inside the immigration building in Guinea when...

Guinea highway 8

Into Guinea

I make my way far into the North East corner of Guinea-Bissau, aiming for a very small border crossing, near Kandika. I’m getting good at dealing with the corrupt Police around here, though I’m...

My Bolt padlock is extremely convenient becuase it uses the Jeep ignition key. From $14.99 on Amazon