Category: Cameroon

A typical town in Cameroon, trash on every single surface, open sewer 6

Chinese Road Construction

Since setting foot on this Continent I have seen evidence of Chinese construction all over. Never has it been more obvious, and on such a scale as here in Cameroon. The Chinese are making...

Another shot of camping at Lake Nyos 8

Lake Nyos and Around

Lake Nyos, in the extreme North of The Ring Road, is probably the most deadly lake in the world. In 1986 a mysterious gas eruption from the lake killed up to 3000 people. A...

Repairing the truck on the side of the road 3

Cameroon Mountain Wanderings

I continue to put around The Ring Road, stopping in small towns and villages to checkout the history and culture, before re-supplying and camping each night among the mountains and huge eucalyptus trees. Every...

All of these are for sale. They are not cheap 4

Foumban and Around

Foumban, a large sprawling city, is the capital of the Bamoun people, a civilization dating from the fourteenth century. It’s a supremely beautiful city with many sculptures, monuments and other decorations dotting the city....

The crowd at the funeral celebration 4

Funeral Celebrations

We find a great spot to camp amount the gum trees, and are soon visited by some friendly locals wondering why we are there. One man in particular – Francis – is extremely friendly...

The workers cut the top off the tea plants by hand, then drop it into the bag on their backs 4

Cameroon Tea Estates

On the outskirts of a small town we see green plantations stretching into the distance, literally covering every hillside as far as we can see. It turns out this is a huge tea growing...

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