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Good news for all of you planning to visit Senegal: they have now decided to scrap the visa requirements for tourists. This is especially good news for all overlanders, as it removes the uncertainty around how to obtain a biometric visa and how to get across the border. Here is a link to the article on … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/04/senegal-scraps-visas/">Continue reading »</a></p>

Senegal scraps visas

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Good news for all of you planning to visit Senegal: they have now decided to scrap the visa requirements for tourists. This is especially good news for all overlanders, as it removes the uncertainty around how to obtain a biometric…
It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet for you to whet the appetite: “We drove south to M’Hamid for an unquestionably touristy … <p><a href="http://www.kapp2cape-blog.net/2015/01/its-here-the-book-is-here/">Continue reading »</a></p>

It’s here, the book is here!

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It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet…

Nigeria

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Omdat ik een beetje achterop geraakt ben met het bijhouden van het blog even een kort berichtje tussendoor. De afgelopen week hebben we veel gereden, van Ghana door Togo en Benin en in vier dagen door Nigeria naar Kameroen.Dat is…

Teenslippers

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Onderweg richting de kust zien we hoe de dorpen van riet gedekte hutten plaats hebben gemaakt voor dorpen waarvan de vierkante huizen bestaan uit betonblokken en golfplaten (ook foeilelijk blauwe) daken. De dorpen zien er nu rommelig en armoedig uit,…
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From Benin to Nigeria

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Entering Nigeria In 2006 the BBC reported that Nigerian politicians had syphoned off or wasted $ 380 billion, more than the combined aid given to the whole of Africa in the last 40 years (from blog Indlovu). And it is…
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Togo / Benin / Nigeria

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Πατήστε εδώ για να δείτε όλες τις φωτογραφίες! Τι κόλλημα κι αυτό να μην θέλει κανείς να τον τραβήξω φωτογραφία; Καθώς περνούσαμε τα σύνορα μπαίνοντας στο Τόγκο, αντίκρισα μια βέσπα τόσο τσίλικη, τόσο περιποιημένη, με τα αυτοκολλητάκια της, με τα…
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Off-roading in Nigeria!

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Θέλοντας να αποφύγουμε τον κεντρικό δρόμο από Μπενίν προς Νιγηρία, προτιμώντας να περάσουμε από ένα πιο ήσυχο πέρασμα στη χώρα για την οποία είχαμε ακούσει τόσες ιστορίες τρόμου, πέσαμε πάνω σε αυτό… Έναν δρόμο που σε κάποια σημεία απλά δεν…

Travels with or without Thimba

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(unable to upload any photographs, so just text!) Travels with or without Thimba After Thimba’s suffering in the Fouta Djalon Mountains I stayed at the Tata hotel for three days. Luxury, airco, great apartment and even greater pizza’s!. Took time…
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Ghana

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Πατήστε εδώ για να δείτε όλες τις φωτογραφίες Την Γκάνα την είχαμε βγάλει από το πλάνο μας, μιας και τι δεν είχαμε ακούσει από άλλους “ταξιδιώτες”! Και για την βίζα, αλλά και για το πέρασμα των συνόρων. Οι περισσότεροι είχαν…
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Into Guinea-Bissau

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Wednesday 26 Feb Sukuta Campsite, Banjul, The Gambia I breakfast with one of the yoghurts that I bought yesterday. Nothing special, except that I paid (noticed long after I had left the shop) almost 6 euros per yoghurt! French import…
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Burkina Faso

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Πατήστε εδώ για να δείτε όλες τις φωτογραφίες Μπουρκίνα Φάσο, ή αλλιώς «Η χώρα των έντιμων ανθρώπων». Δεν ξέρω αν είναι η χώρα των έντιμων, άτιμων, έτοιμων ή ότι άλλο ανθρώπων, είναι στα σίγουρα όμως η γρηγορότερη στις γραφειοκρατικές διαδικασίες…
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Into The Gambia

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From Senegal to Central Gambia The route from Mbour in Senegal leads through flat, dry savannah  with Baobab trees, and small villages with round huts. The road is well paved, even beyond the waypoint on my GPS where itSenegal…

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