The road chose me A lifetime of ebb and flow

The crowd at the funeral celebration 6

Funeral Celebrations

We find a great spot to camp amount the gum trees, and are soon visited by some friendly locals wondering why we are there. One man in particular – Francis – is extremely friendly...

The workers cut the top off the tea plants by hand, then drop it into the bag on their backs 4

Cameroon Tea Estates

On the outskirts of a small town we see green plantations stretching into the distance, literally covering every hillside as far as we can see. It turns out this is a huge tea growing...

With rain, things would be very interesting 2

Into Cameroon

(My Nigeria crossing starts with the story Into Nigeria. You should begin reading there) In the morning we are woken by the sounds of the village – people chatting happily and making fires to...

Crossing the international border from Nigeria into Cameroon. Not so official 0

Nigeria Ends

(My Nigeria crossing starts with the story Into Nigeria. You should begin reading there) Anticipating a massive final day in Nigeria, we are on the move early once again. We top off everything we...

Climbing away from Drill Ranch in the Afi Mountains 2

Across Nigeria. Day Ten.

(My Nigeria crossing starts with the story Into Nigeria. You should begin reading there) We reluctantly pack up camp and bid farewell to the Afi Mountain Drill Ranch. It is a very special place,...