Category: Camping

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Lake Tengrela 3

Around Lake Tengrela

Not far away I find the beautiful Lake Tengrela, and after a quick chat to Francis, the friendly security guard who warmly welcomes me, I pay 1,000CFA (less than $2) to camp right on...

Tons of little grain pods 2

Village of Niansogoni

Missing out on Dogon Country in Northern Mali was absolutely a disappointment for me. I have heard it called the gem of West Africa on numerous occasions. The security situation just does not permit...

Heading South. This road will get interesting 8

Ivory Coast Begins

I move South, hugging the West Coast of Ivory Coast, first bordering Guinea, and later Liberia. These borders have only recently re-opened after the Ebola outbreak from about six months prior. At Odiénné I...

The termite mounds are getting huge 5

Around Guinea-Bissau

For my first night I make my way to the coast, aiming to stay at a hotel/restaurant run by an Italian that was aiming to sail around the world. When he arrived in Guinea-Bissau...

Camping at the oasis 5

Sources De Meski

I wind down out of the mountains, and stumble across the magical Sources De Meski. After driving hundreds of miles through sun-baked, rocky desert, I’ve found an actual oasis. An honest to goodness, like...

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