The road chose me A lifetime of ebb and flow

On the beach in Cotonou 1

Into Benin

Leaving Lomé I follow the highway along the coast, and arrive to the major border crossing there with plenty of time left in the day. On the Togo side I hand in the Temporary...

Jeep Stuff Africa! 5

Jeep Stuff Africa

Long time readers of The Road Chose Me will remember my “Jeep Stuff” posts from my Alaska->Argentina expedition. The Jeepers among you will be happy to hear they’re back! Each time I work on...

Camping at Chez Alice 0

Lomé, Togo

I wind my way down from the mountains and into Lomé, the capital of Togo. Right from the start I like the city – it’s much cleaner than other capitals I have been to...

Sitting in the waterfall

Tomégbé Waterfalls

I wind my way past Atakpamé, then high in the mountains at Badou I turn onto a small road and find my way to Akloa, and the waterfalls there known as Tomégbé or Cascade...

Posing in the mountains of Togo 3

The Mountains of Togo

I have been told many times the mountains around Kpalimé are a highlight of Togo, so I make my way there, and am not at all disappointed. Kpalimé itself is a mountain town with...

The last camping in Burkina Faso 7

Into Togo

I had planned to camp somewhere around Tiébélé, though after my experience there I hit the road and put down some miles hoping to clear my head. Right on dusk I arrive in the...