Category: Overland

Transferring gas with a local vehicle 11

To Brazzaville

I move South, retracing my steps on the main highway running the length of The Congo. I continually stop and ask at gas stations, and all are completely empty. About half way to Brazzaville...

"You don't want the last gallon" 5

Northern Congo

The Congo, Cameroon and Central African Republic all meet in a triangle border, and share some of the most remote and unexplored jungle in all of Africa. Each country has declared a National Park...

Entering the Congo, on the best road imaginable 16

Into Congo

I backtrack to the Immigration / Military Post just before Lekoni, where the friendly guy there remembers me from a few days prior, and is more than happy to stamp out my passport with...

On the way to Léconi Canyon 5

Gabon Highlands

I pop out onto a major East/West highway, and point East, directly towards the Republic of Congo. I move through a couple cities, and find my way to Franceville, one of the biggest cities...

Surely this pile of logs is strong enough... 8

Central Gabon

A move South in Gabon, until I am almost at the Southern border with the Republic of Congo. I have enjoyed my time here so much I don’t want to leave yet, and so...

Another great side-of-the-road campsite 3

Glorious Gabon

Roaming around Gabon is breathtaking. Jungle, beaches, rolling hills, wildlife – Gabon has it all. Locals are extremely friendly – and refreshingly very respectful. Even when stumbling across my campsites locals are very content...

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