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The Bjagos Islands

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This time we were more fortunate with the ferry and found out that it would actually leave on Friday. So we packed our backpack for the first time since our attempt of climbing Jebel Toubkal in Morocco and prepared for roughly a week on the Bjagos Islands.

We decided for the cheap “seats” on deck of the old and rusty…

Back to school, barracuda and caipirinhas (Bissau, Guinea-Bissau)

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The rest of our time in Sukuta was spent with organizing a lot of little things including finding a new rooftop tent mattress, getting a t-piece welded out of a brake line to replace our broken magnetic fuel valve, stocking up on smoked cheese and polony imported from England, installing 12V fans inside the vehicle and rooftop tent and finally…

Video of Biking the Guineas’ Backroads

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Still one of my favourite parts for biking, was the three weeks we spent cycling from Guinea Bissau’s capital to Kindia in the south of Guinea on my ride through West Africa. The majority of the 1,000km (ish) was off-road. Guinea Bissau was wide orange dust tracks and narrow single-track paths through overgrown grass and [...]…