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Woke up and packed up early because I expected to see lots of locals passing by as I had seen yesterday. Only saw one person! Whilst I was squatting for my morning toilet relief, I heard people, so I finished pretty quick! I've changed my pannier packing routing to allow me to get away quicker, whic...

I stopped for food in the morning, and rested under some large trees that led to a statue of Independence in a village. Got chatting to several people, one of which was Castro.

Myself (left) and new friend, Castro (right), whilst resting and eating in Togo.

Early afternoon, I arrived at a spot to camp East of Atakpamé. As I removed my helmet, I saw a guy in the distance, s...

Leaving Lomé, I headed North in Togo towards Kpalimé. I rode for two hours straight and felt shattered. A large tree provided shade whilst I devoured an orange. I was on the edge of a village, which I hadn't realised, and opposite a house. A lad called Elyabim crossed the road to invite me to...

Having stayed with Leela in Frankadua, I was now back on the road! I left Frankadua and headed towards Ho, and straddled the Ghana-Togo border southwards to the Aflao border crossing. It was hot and I felt like I was melting in my riding gear when stationary or walking. Relief came from riding a...