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We Are Still Alive, and We Are Doing Fine! / Ja, wir leben noch, und es geht uns gut!

We Are Still Alive, and We Are Doing Fine! / Ja, wir leben noch, und es geht uns gut!

Dear EarthLoversOnTour-friends, we are still alive, and we are doing fine! We have even finished our ‘Cape Town to Casablanca Tour’ already – well, after 13 months 😉. At present we are back in South Africa. Only by plane and just for a while, yet we are enjoying...
Nigeria!

Nigeria!

​ We circled around and finished our loop of Togo and Benin with a few days in Lome and a few in Cotonou, whilst camping on the beach. One night, we drove off to a nice restaurant we’d heard of, and I jumped into the back. It was dark but I noticed something move...

Togo to Benin

We spent another couple of days enjoying the beach and our new found traveller friends. We decided for our last night, we would get a roaring fire going and whip out the Dutch ovens to enjoy a stew with everyone. So we went to our local vegetable stall and butcher for...

Burkina Faso to Togo

The border was once again an easy affair after figuring out what we needed to do and where we needed to go. We were told we had come through the wrong entrance, so the police officer directed to the correct building. An orange large building with zero signs. Very...

Southern Burkina and Togo

After our change of plan we decided to travel to Nazinga national park in the hope to see elephants. Driving there took a long time, mainly, as I wrote in the last blog, due to police checks. They were fine every time they stopped us, chatting about what had happened...

Benin; the door of no return

Bij de douane van Benin gaat het allemaal heel relaxed. De beambte is continu aan de telefoon, terwijl hij alles met de hand invult en ondertussen zijn belevenissen van de vorige avond aan collega’s vertelt. Je moet echt geen haast hebben hoor. Als het papierwerk...