Category: Congo

My Bolt Spare Tire Lock stops me worrying about the spare, and it uses the Jeep ignition key. From $37.99 on Amazon
I run a 10A Renogy ViewStar Charge Controller to ensure my batteries are charged properly. From $74.00 on Amazon
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...

The green rolling hills of Congo have been staggering. This is South, getting close to DRC 1

Congo Concludes

Lazing about enjoying my beach side paradise one afternoon, Pascal gives me the good news – get to the Angolan embassy as fast as possible. It turns out a one month visa costs the...

Beach side camping, Pointe-Noire 12

Pointe-Noire, Congo

The highway to Pointe-Noire winds it’s way up and over a genuine mountain pass – at times steep enough for 2nd gear in the Jeep. Technically the road is two lanes in each direction,...

Sunset seen from my campsite in Gaps' compound 1

To Dolice

I re-trace my steps North out of Brazzaville, aiming for the new highway that connects the capital to Pointe-Noire on the coast. The new road has only been open for five months, which is...

I never hit the trail without my High Lift Jack. From $111.27 on Amazon
Replacement LED Foglights from Rigid cut through the darkest nights. From $225.74 on Amazon