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Roadside Stops

Roadside Stops

Saturday 26th to Monday 28th May 2012. Lope, Franceville. As soon as we woke the next morning we wrapped in our towels and padded down to the creek for a last dip in the refreshing gurgle. It felt such a lovely start to the day. Then we packed up under a sprinkle of...
DRC visas in the bag!

DRC visas in the bag!

Friday 25th May 2012. Libreville. In Libreville we had a little time to kill before returning to the DRC embassy at 1pm so we stopped at the huge Geant Cekado Supermarket to stock up on supplies. We were all mesmerised for a while, the range in there was amazing and...
Reverence for Life

Reverence for Life

Wednesday 23rd to Thursday 24th May 2012. Lambarene. The next morning Luke and I woke to the most peculiar rocking of the car. We couldn’t see anything outside the windows and couldn’t hear Dad or Dan anywhere nearby. We started to panic, thinking it was someone...

African Cup of Nations

Day 134,135,136: (going to) LibrevilleWe get the entry stamp easily at Bitam and follow the road to the Oyo where there must be a hotel where we can sleep. We find a strange little motel where each room has its own parking place closed of by a big shower curtain....

Gabon-Bon

Sweet, sweet Gabon, how we loved your roads: smooth, new and awesome! Gabon was one huge surprise for us. Reading other travellers accounts of this place did not paint it in a favourable light. Unfriendly people, especially if you couldn’t speak French, bad...