We were up before the sun on the day of entering Nigeria. This allowed us to eat breakfeast before the sun rose, wasting no sunlight and getting as far as possible into the country that day. The plan was originally to reach Benin City on our first day in Nigeria, but we wouldn’t make it … Continue reading Nigeria, the scariest country yet
Entering Togo was straight forward and easy enough, except for the the amount of people there. The place was crowded with annoying fixers that never gave up trying to help us. Unlike other bordercrossings, telling them that we don’t need help did not help. We finally managed to explain that they were wasting their time … Continue reading Vodoomarkets and beaches
Entering Ghana, the immigration office was properly laid out and far more developed than what we had seen before, making it an easy process getting into the country. Since we arrived quite late we ended up driving only 50km or so into the country before staying the night at a hotel. The next morning we … Continue reading Two nights of luxury
Our Ivory Coast visit ended up just being a short visit. We drove in from North-East Liberia to Man where we stayed one night. Then we went to Yamoussokro where we spent the day and spent another night. From Liberia to Yamossokro the roads where extremely exhausting. Every 50 meters there as a hole so … Continue reading Ivory Coast short stop
Entering Liberia was one of the greatest feelings we had on our trip. Finally everybody spoke English! All the countries we had been in till now they didn’t speak a word of it and we had such a hard time communicating with the locals. So entering the border we just stood and talked with the … Continue reading Liberia and finally english!
The border to Guinea was a two day drive from Dakar. The road there wasn’t particularly eventful, but we wild camped both days. One of those nights we encountered a local man who suddenly approached our camp carrying a machete. This was basically the first time we encountered a local rural person, and seeing him … Continue reading Guinee, beautiful nature and HOT weather