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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...
Ghana & Benin

Ghana & Benin

​With a heavy heart we left the elephants of Mole and headed off after a morning walking safari. It was a long drive to Accra but we wanted to get there to apply for our Angolan visa. It takes at least five days for an Angolan visa and they only accept applications on...

Nigeria (2)

We left Lagos at 7.30am after a final breakfast of tea (with milk) and toast! We had decided to head out early to avoid the notorious Lagos traffic however we got out with no problem. Our plan had been to drive as far as we could till about 2pm then spend time finding...

Nigeria

We woke up at the crack of dawn, 5am! To leave the lovely Songhai hotel to make our way to the Nigerian border. We decided we would avoid the notoriously bad Seme border and try the next crossing slightly north at the Igolo town in Benin. We were nervous to cross as...

Nigeria – Lagos

After a rather scathing commentary on Benin our last port of call before the boarder was Porto Novo. We had three days left before we wanted to cross so we decided to stay south. Arriving in Porto Novo there was no where to camp so we decided to consult the Lonely...