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I'd heard mixed reports about Nigeria. Some said don't go because of security concerns. Others said the people are fantastic. I didn't know what to expect! Despite the minor moto madness incident, which can occur in any city, my experience of Nigeria was overwhelmingly positive!

Nigeria is large...

My aim for today was to cross the border from Nigeria into Cameroon. It didn't quite go according to plan...

Leaving Baissa, I continued towards Guroji. The route was mostly wide earth tracks, not too challenging, and good fun! Confidence was high.

route from Baissa to Guroji, Nigeria.

Eventually, the route narrowed and star...

After collecting a visa for Cameroon, I headed North to leave Lagos. However, I encountered two challenges.

Moto Madness

After yesterday's lesson on how to weave through traffic like a local, I was conservatively putting it into practice. Between dense Lagos traffic and the curb, two men in hi...

When I've needed a visa, I've acquired them in embassies near to the country I'm travelling to. Nigeria is different in that I must apply in my country of residence and give biometric data. So, departing the UK by motorcycle would have given me three months to enter Nigeria. Possible, but I didn't...