The road chose me A lifetime of ebb and flow

A Chimpanzee with young baby 5

Georgetown and The River Gambia

Further along the North bank of the Gambia River I come to a ferry crossing over to an island that contains Georgetown, a large town full of slave-trade history. I find beautiful camping right...

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...

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...

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...