Blog: Motorcycle Travel Around the World

I blog roughly each week about my motorcycle travel around the world and generally what's going on. Sometimes it's about motorcycle riding, and other times it's about anything else that is happening. Sign up to the email list for notifications about new blog posts.

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...

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Whilst in Abengorou, I met Leela—a friend/sister—who invited me to stay at her place in Frankadua, Ghana. I was very intrigued because Leela lives in a small village where she runs projects to help the community. I was on the third and final day of medication for malaria in Accra and I was keen...

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The day after the Nima tour, I had a short stay at the Salvation Army that turned into a much longer stay.

Before leaving the UK, I acquired all the vaccinations for my round the world journey. Some vaccinations needed top up doses, which I would do whilst travelling. To deal with this health ma...

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The previous night, I stayed with a gentlemen called Hamza in Accra. Hamza lives in the Nima town of Greater Accra. Some have described Nima as the second scariest town in Ghana. Nima is only a few miles from wealthy areas of Accra, which is a stark difference to Nima.

After parking up, drop...

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En route to Accra, I stopped for breakfast, as all I had eaten was peanuts. Filled up with Waakye, which is rice and beans with optional boiled egg, with a healthy dose of shito, which is a spicy pepper sauce, and I found some plantain too. From the roadside, I could see fishing boats across t...

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After collecting my visa for Ghana, I was ready to continue East. Several places have been recommended as good coastal camps. I stayed at three beach places consecutively. One of them was outstanding and I would highly recommend.

In the few days before leaving Grand-Bassam, I met Axel who is...