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Posts tagged ‘travelogue’

Geotag Icon Huw’s health, and an unexpected homecoming

Blog posted by on Jan 25th, 2010

A quick summary of our last two months – from getting engaged to getting Blackwater Fever and getting evacuated by air ambulance. Twice.



Our homes for the night, in pictures

Blog posted by on Jan 17th, 2010

A selection of photographs of places we’ve stayed during our first ten months on the road.



Geotag Icon The Times They Are A-Changin’! (The Hobo Blues)

Blog posted by on Dec 4th, 2009

Over the past nine months, we’ve travelled through some spectacular lands and feel privileged to have seen and heard what we have. We’ve also come to realise that there aren’t enough hours in the day to do all the things we want to do…



Geotag Icon Guinea: a dash through a dashing country

Blog posted by on Nov 22nd, 2009

From Guinea-Bissau’s Bijagos islands to Freetown, Sierra Leone: a dash through Guinea’s beautiful landscapes and unstable political climate – by Land Rover.



Geotag Icon Into Guinea-Bissau: drug barons, dogs’ heads and difficult decisions

Blog posted by on Nov 3rd, 2009

Our best border crossing yet; an evening with a missionary; thunderstorms and drug barons; and a close encounter with a steamed dog’s head.



Geotag Icon Eight things that happened in Casamance

Blog posted by on Nov 2nd, 2009

We liked southern Senegal’s Casamance region. And things started happening as soon as we crossed the border…



Geotag Icon Through The Gambia: “We have peanuts, so we have peace”

Blog posted by on Oct 22nd, 2009

Two weeks in The Gambia; from Barra’s brothels and Banjul’s bumsters to red roads and rural rivers.



Geotag Icon Baobabs and toubabs in northern Senegal

Blog posted by on Oct 5th, 2009

After the end of Ramadan in St Louis, we set off for a slow, eight day cycle through rural Senegal’s backroads, passing through savannah and peanut farms, villages and holy cities, towards the Gambian border.



Geotag Icon Ten things we learned on holiday

Blog posted by on Sep 18th, 2009

We were in St Louis when I last wrote and we’re in St Louis now, but we’ve been halfway around Senegal in the meantime – enjoying a holiday from our semi-permanent holiday. Here are a few things we learned along the way.



Geotag Icon Musings from Mauritania (Nouakchott to Rosso)

Blog posted by on Aug 25th, 2009

Leaving Mauritania – with more questions than answers. An update on our last few days in Mauritania as we cycled from its capital to the Senegalese border.