Category: Border Crossing

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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...

Crossing the international border from Nigeria into Cameroon. Not so official 0

Nigeria Ends

(My Nigeria crossing starts with the story Into Nigeria. You should begin reading there) Anticipating a massive final day in Nigeria, we are on the move early once again. We top off everything we...

In Nigeria 12

Into Nigeria

Nigeria gets all kinds of bad press. It has by far the largest population of any country in Africa – population estimates are as high as 180 million – and a booming economy and...

On the beach in Cotonou 1

Into Benin

Leaving Lomé I follow the highway along the coast, and arrive to the major border crossing there with plenty of time left in the day. On the Togo side I hand in the Temporary...

The last camping in Burkina Faso 7

Into Togo

I had planned to camp somewhere around Tiébélé, though after my experience there I hit the road and put down some miles hoping to clear my head. Right on dusk I arrive in the...

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