Category: Overland

My ARB Awning keeps the sun and rain off my cooking area. From $171.00 on Amazon
A closeup on one Wassu Stone Circle 2

The Wassu Stone Circles

I make my way East along the North Shore of the Gambia River, driving into the heart of the country. Immediately I notice people living more simply in straw huts, and a lot more...

The international border from Senegal to Gambia 10

Into Gambia

The road South to the border of Gambia is under construction, which means traffic is diverted to drive on a very makeshift road on either side of the main road. This makeshift road is...

My campsite in Palmarin - 200 yards to the beach 5

Senegal Sights

It’s hard to tear myself away from the magical Zebrabar and the fun city of Saint Louis, though I must get to Dakar to extend the temporary import permit for the Jeep. I drive...

Country number two! Mauritania, I hardly know you. 5

Into Senegal without a Carnet

The largest border crossing from Mauritania to Senegal at Rosso is commonly called the “Worst Border in Africa”. Horror stories abound of hours spent paying hundreds of euros in bribes, only to move onto...

Making tracks in the Mauritanian sand 10

Across Mauritania

After a lot of back and forward, I decide I will not explore Mauritania. The distances are vast, and I’m not certain I will be able to buy gas in the remote areas of...

At the Mauritania border, having just got through. An official yelled at me for taking this photo 16

Through A Minefield Into Mauritania

Driving through an active minefield is not something I’m looking forward to. I would go another way if I could, the problem is there simply is no other way to drive from Morocco/The Western...

My Bolt 6' Cable Lock keeps everything on my rear bumper safe using the Jeep ignition key. From $35.99 on Amazon
I have a Torque Wrench on board to make sure my suspension bolts are in spec. From $50.99 on Amazon