Long Road to Freetown (Part 3)

And finally….the final part of the journey, from No Man’s Land to Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown. Noises in the Night Camped in No Man’s Land, I woke numerous times in…

Long Road to Freetown (Part 2)

This second part of the journey from Labe to Freetown, takes me from Kindia to the border with Sierra Leone, where I camped the night in No Man’s Land. The…

No Rush in Senegal or The Gambia

Soulful St. Louis Arriving in St. Louis was the best introduction to Senegal I could have hoped for. We crossed the bridge from the mainland having weaved our way through…

Route Map and Current Location

I’ve finally got round to loading up my GPS tracks online. So if you’re interested in my route so far and my current location… here it is! I’ll be keeping…

Calendar 2010 – Views From The Road

I was looking through some of my recent photos and thought I’d put together a calendar of some of favorite images from the first few months of my trip. So…

The Beautiful Baobab

“Knowledge is like a Baobab tree, one person’s arms cannot encompass it.” – African proverb On the ride from St. Louis towards The Gambia, we have passed many impressive baobab…

Photos of St. Louis, Senegal

A collection of photos from the last few days in St. Louis… Went to a concert last night of El Hadj N’Diaye – his group play traditional Senegalese folk music.…

A Whole Lotta Sand

Day 1 – Slow start Not even half a day in reality. By the time we’d had breakfast, packed our panniers, checked emails and then carried the bikes down the…